Essay on The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt
As a child, Eleanor suffered many family deaths. Her mother was the first to die when Eleanor was still at a young age. Heaven forbid, her …show more content…
Lower East Side. As she grew up, she met with her distant cousin Franklin Delano
Roosevelt at the age of eighteen. After three years, they were married and Eleanor was walked down the aisle by her uncle, Theodore. She was happily married on March 15,
As some years passed and she and Franklin grew older, Eleanor became more popular with the public. While he was serving in the senate, she became more aware of politics. This made it easier for her to adjust to life in the White House.While he was serving as Vice President, Franklin came down with polio. During this time, Eleanor acted as Franklin's 'eyes and ears', helping him stay in the news so he wasn't forgotten.
This helped him stay in the eye of the public and was most likely how he was able to come back and be voted in as President.
From the time of Franklin's presidency to the time they left the White House,
Eleanor had four children, but only three survived after one was killed by the flu. Even after Franklin was no longer President, Eleanor was still a favorite of the public and