Franklin Delano Roosevelt


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Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), also known by his initials, FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States (1933–1945) and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and total war. A Democrat and the only American president elected to more than two terms, he facilitated a ... more »

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  • ''We have the men—the skill—the wealth—and above all, the will.... We must be the great arsenal of democracy.''
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. Democratic politician, president. speech, Dec. 29, 1940, Washington, D.C.. "Fireside Chat," The Penguin Book o...
  • ''We are trying to construct a more inclusive society.... We are going to make a country in which no one is left out.''
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. From a speech Secretary Perkins helped write. Frances Perkins, The Roosevelt I Knew, p. 113, Harper...
  • ''I am a Christian and a Democrat—that's all.''
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. Frances Perkins, The Roosevelt I Knew, p. 330, Harper Colophon Books, n.d.. FDR's response to a...
  • ''I ... believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments.''
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. Letter, April 14, 1933, to Arthur Murray, President's Personal File, Franklin D. Roosevelt Library,...
  • ''I fear ... that both dictators [Hitler and Mussolini] think their present methods are succeeding because of the gains they have made in Albania, Hungary and Yugoslavia.''
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. Letter, June 7, 1939, to U.S. Ambassador to Italy, William Phillips. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Fore...
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