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Official 1944 Campaign portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Leon Perskie
32: Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882-1945 Dates in office 1933-1945 Political Party: Democrat The President at the depth of the Great Depression,. Roosevelt helped the American people regain faith in themselves. He brought hope as he promised prompt, vigorous action, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." there were 13,000,000 unemployed, and almost every bank was closed. recovery to business and agriculture, relief to the unemployed and to those in danger of losing farms and homes,
Many American Revolutionaries were much younger than you might think when they declared independence from Britain
While Andrew Jackson may have been too young to enlist when the Revolutionary war first began, when he was 13-years-old, the future president of the United States served as a patriot courier in the Revolutionary War. When he was captured by British soldiers, young Jackson was hit across the face for refusing to shine his captors shoes. He was left with physical and mental scars for many years after the war ended.