Born: January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York.
Died: April 12, 1945 in Warm Springs, Georgia .
Until the age of 14, he received all his education from private tutors and .
B. Groton School in Massachusetts (1896 to 1900).
C. Harvard (1900 to 1904). He actually earned his B.A. in 1903 and spent his last.
year, as editor of the Crimson, the college newspaper.
D. Columbia Law School. (1904 to 1907) He did not graduate as he was admitted.
into the bar in 1907.
III. Occupation (s).
A. Joined the Wall Street law firm of Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn.
B. New York State Senator from 1911-1913.
C. Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1913-1920.
D. Director of the mining of the waters between Scotland and Norway.
E. 1924, practiced law in partnership with D. Basil O"Connor.
A. Governor of New York from 1929-1933.
IV. Term (s) of Presidency.
A. 1st term: 1933-1937.
B. 2nd term: 1937-1941.
C. 3rd term: 1941-1945.
D. 4th term: March 4, 1945 - April 12, 1945.
V. Issues of the Election.
A. Election of 1932: .
a. Hoover was an incumbent presiding over the worst economic collapse in the nation's history.
b. Roosevelt presented parts of his "New Deal" plan.
c. Hoover's political philosophy depended on voluntary actions to achieve his goals, and this voluntary approach failed to materialize during the trauma of the Depression.
d. Roosevelt felt that the President should be powerful and inspirational. Hoover on the other hand could not grasp those ideals.
e. Hoover was not an outgoing person, whereas Roosevelt radiated charm.
f. Hoover blamed foreign nations for the depression.
g. Roosevelt tried to seek solutions by setting up a "brain trust" to analyze the depression and find solutions to fix it.
h. Roosevelt wanted immediate relief for unemployment.
Election of 1936.
a. Roosevelt swept the election due to his previous terms actions.
Election of 1940:.
a. Although Roosevelt said he was not going to run, it was announced at the Convention that he would run.