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The Three Roosevelts
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world, niece, natural, human, ordinary, everywhere, square, consumer, Panama, social, intervention, chair, 1932, inequalities, Navy, White, 20th, security, minority, humanitarian, apparatus, interpretation, public
the three Roosevelts
provide a particularly                              of U.S. history
changing role of the United States in the world through the          century
1. Theodore Roosevelt
26th president of the United States
pointed the way for the country to become a            power
2. Eleanor Roosevelt
became the most prominent First Lady in U.S. history
championed              justice
pursued a global            rights campaign
3. Franklin Roosevelt
became 32nd president in         
led the U.S. through the Great Depression and World War II
three themes that they share
1. security
both Theodore and Franklin set out a powerful vision of the United States as a new world power
both were secretaries of the          before becoming president
both understood naval power as a key to global influence
Theodore ensured the building of the              Canal
sent the Great            Fleet to circumnavigate the world to show goodwill and U.S. military might
Franklin oversaw the build-up of a vast military                    on land, see and air during WWII
under his leadership, national                  took on a new meaning
extended the power of government to ensure greater social security
lifelong                          achievements
was            of the United Nations Human Rights Commission
2. equality
Theodore called for a              deal
domestic program formed upon three basic ideas:
conservation of                resources
control of corporations
1930s New Deal
introduction of social security
support of trade unions
immense              works projects
female emancipation
needs of the poor
rejected laissez-faire economics to politics of                         
sought to overcome the                          that undermine social cohesion and divided the nation
3. freedom
Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms speech
January 6, 1941
laid out an ambition vision for                      in the world
universal education
all citizens should have access to learning since only an educated citizenry could sustain a democratic political system
believed in the necessity of executive privilege
to promote and protect the freedoms of the                  citizen
The Three Roosevelts
Theodore Roosevelt
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Eleanor Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt on National Security
Franklin Roosevelt's Approach to Security