Anna Eleanor Roosevelt's Psychotic Behavior

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most influential women of her time. She was born on October 11, 1884 in New York City. The first child born to Elliot and Anna Livingston Ludlow Hall Roosevelt, Eleanor was born into a wealthy, aristocratic family. However, while the Roosevelt family was a very distinguished family related closely to political figures like Theodore Roosevelt, the family was constantly plagued by troubles.
Anna Roosevelt was from an aristocratic background and constantly influenced by the idea of social standing and the family’s image in society. Anna continually displayed neurotic behavior up until her death in 1892. During this time Elliot Roosevelt, a long time alcoholic worsened resulting in his incarceration in a sanitarium, where he died a few years later. Eleanor was 8 years old when her mother died, so she and her two younger brothers went to live with her maternal grandmother, Mary Livingston Ludlow Hall.
In 1899, at the age of fifteen she was sent to Allenswood Academy in England. Mademoiselle Marie Souvestre started this finishing school. While in attendance at Allenswood, Eleanor was considered one of Mademoiselle Souvestre’s favorite
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It is my conviction, too, that only the power of ideas, of enduring values, can keep us a great nation. For where there is not vision the people perish…”(pg. 6). I feel that this quote describes how Eleanor Roosevelt viewed life and helps to share the basis of how she shaped her convictions and ideals. It also shares her hope for the nation and how ideas and values can shape the United States over time. The impact that Eleanor Roosevelt had on history, civil rights and our current ideology was enormous. Her vision for the world continues to influence people today through not only her words but also her

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