Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

1. Franklin D. Roosevelt

By: Xuanhang Chen


• Franklin D. Roosevelt , commonly known as FDR,
was born in Hyde Park.
• FDR served as President from March 1933 to April
1945, the longest tenure in American history and
was the only president to be elected four times.
• Roosevelt led the United States through the Great
Depression and Second World War.


On December 8, 1941, the day after Japan bombed the U.S.
naval base at Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt appeared before a joint
session of Congress, which declared war on Japan. The first
president to leave the country during wartime, Roosevelt
spearheaded the alliance between countries combating the
Axis, meeting frequently with Churchill and seeking to establish
friendly relations with the Soviet Union and its leader, Joseph
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