Franklin D Roosevelt
Patrick RenshawISBN: 0582438039;
Book Description A short concise examination of the most dominate U. S. President of the 20th century, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Examines how FDR led the country thorugh the Great Depression and World War II Describes how FDR's years in office transformed U. S. Politics and America's place in the world Fresh and vividly written account In the 1930s and 40s America was ravaged by unemployment, poverty and conflict. Franklin D Roosevelt led the country through the two great crises of mass unemployment and the Second World War in a style that persuades the author to call him 'the most important President of the Twentieth Century'. His New Deal and decisive leadership during the war made him the greatest vote-winner in the nation's history and a key figure in twentieth century history. This fresh and vividly written account of FDR's life covers his early days in one of the nation's oldest and richest families, and the effect of...
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