In 1933, the United States was in the midst of undergoing the worst depression ever seen up to that time. The american people had been through a tough and trying time and were at an emotional low in their lives. The government they had put their faith in had let them down and they were crushed. Franklin D. Roosevelt's election marked a changing point for America and it's people. Roosevelt just had to convince the people that he was the answer and that his plans for the future were solid. Roosevelt's inaugural speech both inspired the people, giving them hope to believe in a better future and outlined his plans to give them that future. .
In Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech "All we have to fear is fear itself" was such a clever name because he stated something that no president before him would ever say to the public, In his inaugural speech as President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt remarked, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Indeed these words very accurately describe the problems faced by the people of America from that time till December 1941.People fail to realize that this man had a idea for this country and didn't stop till he made an impact and that made this man destined to become one of the most remembered out of all of our presidents, though before he spoked these everlasting words on March 4, 1933. Roosevelt had in fact spoken what was realized later down the road eight years later when the Japanese army attacked The Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 which brought the United States into the Second World War. But Just before i express my views let me recall the exact words that I am going to talk about. "So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance." (FDR March 4 1933.). The cause of that fear that Franklin D.