Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt: Confronting the Great Depression and World War II
Franklin Delano Roosevelt the longest serving president in U.S. history successfully guided Americans through two of the worst crises ever. He succeeded where others had failed in pulling the country back from the brink of collapse during the Great Depression. He lifted Americans spirits and turned them away from fear and defeatism. Then came the horrors and devastation of World War II. The brilliant and courageous Roosevelt proved to be an outstanding commander in chief, leading the world to victory over the powers of evil.
Four great presidents, their lives, and accomplishments - four presidents with whom everyone should be familiar: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Each 64-page book is packed with interesting vignettes, facts, photos, illustrations, maps, and more from each of their lives. Read about their accomplishments while in office, their personal lives, and events that occurred in their lifetimes. A timeline of major events is found at the back of each book along with a glossary and lists of additional resources. ~ Donna