6. inaug by FDR

6. inaug by FDR - Franklin D Roosevelt Inaugural...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, “Inaugural Address ” (1933) Starting his presidency during the climax of the Great Depression, FDR tried to restore faith within themselves. He pictured the depression as an emergency every bit as real as war and a situation demanding “action”. He promised a New Deal and asserted it to be the proper concern of the federal government to see that no American starved. He was elected in 1932, 196, 1940, and 1944. In 1932, though, the key issue was the Great Depression, not Catholicism or prohibition, which gave Democrats a great opportunity to take the White House back from the Republicans. On occasion, though, FDR hinted at the shape of the New Deal to come. FDR told Americans that only by working together could the nation overcome the economic crisis. In 1940, Roosevelt decided to run for an unprecedented third term, breaking the tradition set by George Washington that limited Presidents to eight years in office. In 1944, in the midst of war, Roosevelt made it known
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