The Lady Biography Of Eleanor Roosevelt And Anna Rebecca Hall

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Eleanor Roosevelt was a driven woman who started timid and shy but after years with her family and education, she became involved to the point of being an icon. Eleanor was a shy child who loved her family regardless their hard times. Elliott Roosevelt (Parks and Ware 9) and Anna Rebecca Hall (“First Lady Biography”1) gave birth to Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (“Roosevelt, Eleanor” 386) on October 11, 1884 (Parks and Ware 9), making her the oldest sibling of three (“First Lady Biography” 1). Eleanor was born to a family filled with alcoholism and self-destruction (Cook 4). Her father lived a life of alcoholism (Parks and Ware 9), leaving Eleanor unprotected all the time (Cook 15). Yet, despite his drinking, Eleanor adored her father (Parks and Ware …show more content…
Eleanor started her education with a private tutor named Frederic Roser, from 1889-1890 (“First Lady Biography” 3). When her family lived in Italy, Eleanor attended Covent Schoold from 1890-1891 (“First Lady Biography” 3). However, her parents both died and she was living with grandmother, Eleanor’s aunt, Tissie, took her to a school in England (Parks and Ware 20) caleed Allenswood, which she attended from 1898-1903 (“First Lady Biography” 3). While at Allenswood, Eleanor learned leadership skills (Parls and Ware 21). The head mistress at Allenswood was Mademoiselle Souvestre, who took a liking to Eleanor after seeing her potential (Parks and Ware 20), and helped Elesnor conquer her shyness (Parks and Ware 21). Eleanor exclaimed that the three years at Allenswood were the happiest years of her life (“First Lady Bograpghy” 3). On breaks,Eleanor went yo Europe with her aunt (Parks and Ware 27) and Madame Souvestre, were they introduced Eleanor to the life of an independent woman (“Eleanor Roosevelt’s Life” 1). Having a newly formed confidence and education, Eleanor was ready to start her …show more content…
Before marriage, Eleanor was a secretary and teacher (“First Lady Biography” 3). She taught literature, drama, and history (Parks and Ware 74). Franklin became president on July 1,1932 (Parks and ware 81) making Eleanor the first lady when she was forty-eight years old (“First Lady Biography” 10). It also made Eleanor the Chief White House Authority (Cook 35). Eleanor was engaged in the campaigning of the 1920 elections (Parks and Ware 52), but with the loss of the Democratic ticket, she started her journalism ( Basley11). Eleanor began her writing with; Common Sense Versus Party Regularity, published on September 12, 1921 (“First Lady Biography” 8). Eleanor was apart of the Womens Trade Union League which informed women about political issues from 1922-1955 (“Fist Lady Biography” 6). She was also wice president of the Women’s Division of the New York State Democratic Committee from 1922-1935 (“First Lady Biography”6). She was apart of the Women’s Democratic News (Beasley 16) which appeared in May 1925 (Beasley 16). Eleanor was the chair of the Women’s delegation Platform Committee in 1928 (“First Lady Biography” 8). She was the co-owner of Todhunter School for Girls from 1926-1933 (“First Lady Viography”7). She alson was the co-owner of Vatkill Industries , a furniture factory, form 1927-1936 (“First Lady Biography”9). When Franklin was cripples , Eleanor had to work oh the political

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