United States Role In Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Recovery

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From the beginning of his extensive presidency, Franklin Delano Roosevelt made it extremely clear he planned to serve as our nation’s leader for the sole purpose of reconstruction and revival for the country. He emphasized the task at hand could only be completed if each and every person involved him/herself. “First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself” (Roosevelt 4). This statement of courage, among several others, showed America that a change was coming, and “FDR” would stop at nothing for the sake of the United States’ recovery.
Before digging into his renowned inaugural address, here are a few facts about the condition of America during Roosevelt’s time in office: FDR served as president from March 4, 1933-1945—also referred to as some of the worst years of American history. He was sworn into office during the heat of the Great Depression, and had the responsibility of reshaping America. Soon after lifting the country from the depths of the Depression, the United States became involved in the wrath of the Second World War. Amidst all the terror the
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To begin his induction, Roosevelt discussed the state of America as it is. Due to agonizing nationwide circumstances, the support from American people was dwindling. Worse yet, it was nonexistent when the United States faced its darkest hours. Times were tough, FDR understood this. He then illustrated how the nation’s problems are strictly material: money, values, government, economy, and national unemployment are a few of the main he highlighted. In comparison to our nation’s first leaders, the President believed the harsh conditions of the 1930’s were much more manageable. The founding fathers of America simply had a dream, and possessed the motivation to accomplish the tasks at hand. In Roosevelt’s opinion, America’s situation wasn’t horrible—material goods and money, however, had overpowered

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