President Franklin Roosevelt

President Franklin Roosevelt

Choose ONE of the questions below and in a 3-5 page paper thouroughly analyze the topic.It is due by midnight Friday Dec 16th-

Use notes from the powerpoint bellow no ourside sourcesĀ because the work can only come from the history book or his power points.
NO ONLINE Resources can be used- any videos we watched/I shared, the textbook or the powerpoints are the only items that may be referenced in the exam. If you are citing anything at the end of the sentence add a parenthetical notation. (Foner, pg 42).
1. The 1930s, 1960s, and 2000s were full of turmoil, strife, and problems. Compare and Contrast the Programs and Leadership under Presidents Franklin Roosevelt- New Deal, Lyndon Johnson- Great Society, and Teddy Roosevelt- The Square Deal- Were these changes good or bad for democracy and America? Why?

2. Tom Brokaw wrote a book called the "Greatest Generation" about
the men and women of the 1930s and 1940s. Do you agree with his assertion that that
generation was America’s greatest generation? Do you think that today people
could sacrifice and suffer like that generation did?

3. President Franklin Roosevelt argued that there are Four Freedoms that all people are entitled to and that we should all defend not only here at home, but abroad. How well could we apply Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms when you consider the Korean, Vietnam, or Afghanistan/Persian Gulf II wars.

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As an author, journalist, a renowned anchor and a managing editor in America, Tom Brokaw has helped in arguing for the greatest men and women who lived in the US in the periods the 1930s and 1940s. His thoughts are well captured in his award-winning book titled The Greatest Generation. He has authored several other titles but the focus is to unpackage his thoughts about the men and women who lived in the 30s and 40s, their struggles, their achievements, their challenges and what they could have done better to shape the history of their days. This period was characterized by deprivation

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