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My Favorite President Essay

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Who is my favorite president? That is a question I have never had to ask myself. There has been so many presidents that have done good things for our country, but there has also been some Presidents that have not done so well as far as the citizens of the United States are concerned. It seems that every elected president i have ever seen or heard of in office has done something wrong based on the fact that there are citizens that do not agree with a decision that he has made, whether it be sending our troops overseas to fight in a war or applying some type of law that they feel will help with our economy or improve the quality of life of the citizens. Regardless of what decisions are made it seems to be there will be someone that disagrees and will have to have their say. Although I have not been alive long enough to see or realize what the presidents that have been in office in my time have done, I have learned of presidents throughout history that have been of great essence to our countries growth.
Although i do not have a favorite president that I can particularly pick. One of the presidents who i found most inspiring was Franklin D. Roosevelt. I think That President Roosevelt was an inspiring because of the many things he was able to accomplish. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in New York near the village of Hyde Park. Roosevelt was home schooled up until the age of fourteen, when he attended Groton school for boys. After graduating in 1900, Roosevelt attended Harvard University where he obtained a degree in only three years. During his last year at Harvard he became
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My Favorite President
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engaged to Eleanor Roosevelt, niece of Theodore Roosevelt and his fifth cousin.
In 1910 Roosevelt was invited to run for the New York state senate and won the election. Roosevelt was reelected in 1912 During the 1912 National Democratic Convention, Roosevelt supported presidential candidate Woodrow Wilson and was appointment as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Roosevelt specialized in business operations. In 1914 Roosevelt ran for a United States senate seat but lacked support from the White house. In 1920 Roosevelt was nominated for a vice president as James M. Cox’s running mate but lost.
While vacationing in New Brunswick, Canada Roosevelt contracted polio. Roosevelt refused to face the fact he was permanently paralyzed and tried numerous therapies looking for a cure. Roosevelt was never able to regain full use of his legs, but established a foundation in the warm springs in Georgia to help others suffering from...

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