President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was instrumental in his efforts to reshape and rebuild the United States from a struggling state making his endeavors a personal attachment in American history.
First of all, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s background consisted of, growing up in the country of New York. He attended private school, following Harvard and Colombia law school paving the way for his future civic duty, according to, Faragher, 2009. In 1910, Roosevelt served as an assistant secretary of the Navy from 1913 through 1920. He later then was nominated to become the democratic vice president in 1920. The following year, Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio, enduring a hardship of personal courage and struggle. In 1928, Roosevelt served two constitutive terms as New York’s mayor. He improved the city by generating unemployment insurance, provided retirement to the elderly, and instilled a tax relief system for farmers, (Faragher, 2009, p.668).
In Roosevelt’s early years he had the education to become a great leader, undertaking personal challenges and political obstacle he overcame personal and city improvements. Roosevelt’s succeeding challenge would be to lead a struggling nation.
On march 4, 1933 following Roosevelt’s inaugural addressing to the country, many people were frighten and fled to the banks to withdraw there money from failing banks. As a result Roosevelt issued out a bank holiday to all the banks across the nation in order to prevent further financial struggle. As a result, congress focused on passing the Emergency Banking Act. The majority of all banks become fully functional in a short significant time. He also actioned on congress to work together at an earlier date than scheduled to come to a solution about the failing nations employment, farming and banking. As he gave clear and concise guidance to congress on the troubling issues in need of solutions, at the same time kept the nation informed using radio communications with the public, becoming his signature technique, connecting with Americans across the nation, (Faragher, 2009, p.668).
Another challenged Roosevelt faced was to bring the United States back on its feet to defeat the outstanding number of unemployment caused by the great depression. During the months of March and June in 1933, Roosevelt introduced to congress an approach to bet unemployment and facilitate recovery in the nation. The New Deal was a working effort to provide programs to Americans, in order to recover from the great depression. One of the programs to name a few, was the Civilians Conservation Corps that provided work for jobless men in the United States and provided unemployment relief. The Federal Emergency Relief Administration, provided financial support to work relief projects to each state. The Agriculture Adjustment Administration program provided farmers relief for basic commodities, it also incorporated subsidy to farmers. Another program was the Tennessee Valley Authority, an...