Bundle of 4 - US Presidents Defining Events - #32 - Roosevelt

Bundle of 4 - US Presidents Defining Events - #32 - Roosevelt
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This is a bundle of 4 highly animated, power point presentations on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the defining events of his presidency. All four presentations together number 95 slides. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change them to fit your individual needs.

Born on January 30, 1882, into a wealthy family in Hyde Park, NY, Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio in 1921. He became the 32nd U.S. president in 1933, and was the only president to be elected 4 times.

Roosevelt led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, and greatly expanded the powers of the federal government through a series of programs and reforms known as the New Deal.

Franklin Roosevelt's sudden death shook the American public to its roots. Many had noticed that he looked exhausted in photographs and newsreels, no one seemed prepared for his passing. He had led the United States through an economic depression and the greatest war in human history. A whole generation of Americans had grown up knowing no other president.

His social programs during the Great Depression redefined the role of government in Americans' lives. His role during World War II established the United States' leadership on the world stage. His 12 years in the White House set a precedent for the expansion of presidential power and redefined liberalism for generations to come.

Power point #1 is entitled, Presidents - #32 - Franklin D Roosevelt and contains 26 slides and covers the following:

Background Summaries
Early Years
Entry Into Politics
Assistant SecNav
Defeated for Senate
Lucy Mercer
Nomination for Vice President
Polio Diagnosis
Polio Comeback
New Deal
U.S. Isolationist Policy
Third Term
World War II
Strategy for Victory
Fourth Term
Yalta Conference & Death
Aftermath & Legacy
End of Presentation

The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. In the United States, the Great Depression began soon after the stock market crash of October 1929, which sent Wall Street into a panic and wiped out millions of investors.

Over the next several years, consumer spending and investment dropped, causing steep declines in industrial output and rising levels of unemployment as failing companies laid off workers. By 1933, when the Great Depression reached its peak, some 13 to 15 million Americans were unemployed and nearly half of the country’s banks had failed.

Relief and reform measures put into place by President Franklin D. Roosevelt helped lessen the worst effects of the Great Depression in the 1930s, the economy would not fully turn around until after 1939.

Power point #2 is entitled, Pre & Post World Eras - The Great Depression and contains 29 slides and covers the following:

Overview (3)
Prelude to the Stock Market Crash
The Stock Market Crash of 1929
The Great Depression Begins
Worldwide Impact
President Hoover’s Assurances
The Great Depression Deepens (2)
Bank Runs
Government Loans
FDR Elected President
Dire Financial Situation
FDR Assures the Public
FDR Takes Decisive Action
FDR’s Fireside Chats
FDR’s Legislation
Public Work’s Programs: TVA
Public Work’s Programs: WPA
Recovery & Recession
The Rise of Extremism
War & Industrial Production
Japanese Attack
Industrial Production Explodes
The Social Security Act
End of Presentation

By the time FDR assumed the presidency the economy in the U.S. was a total disaster with 25% of the population unemployed! Former President Hoover’s response was anemic and his reassurances were hollow.

Hoover, who had formerly served as U.S. secretary of commerce, believed that government should not directly intervene in the economy, and that it did not have the responsibility to create jobs or provide economic relief for its citizens. Despite assurances from Hoover and other leaders that the crisis would run its course, matters continued to get worse over the next three years.

Roosevelt was a progressive who believed in active government and experimentation. His approach to the Great Depression changed the role of the U.S. government by increasing its power in unprecedented ways. Roosevelt gathered a "brain trust“ of professors, lawyers, business leaders, and social welfare proponents to advise him, especially on economic issues.

Power point #3 is entitled, Pre & Post World Eras - The New Deal and contains 24 slides and covers the following:

Hoover’s Economic Disaster
FDR’s Aggressive Approach
Eleanor Roosevelt
The First New Deal
The Emergency Banking Act
The First 100 Days (2)
Reaction: The Right
Reaction: The Left
The Second New Deal
Help for Individual Workers
Additional Measures
Reelection in 1836
Mini Recession
Supreme Court Battles
Labor Unions Gains
Fair Labor Standards Act
Impact of the New Deal (2)
End of Presentation

This is a 16 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.

As Japan continued to invade areas in Asia, U.S. relations with Japan crumbled. On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked a U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in HI. The next day it attacked the main American base in the Philippines.

Responding to the devastating air raid which killed over 2,400 American sailors and wounded another 1,000, the United States declared war on Japan but not Germany. Hitler acted first and declared war on the United States. The United States committed itself to fighting the Axis powers as an ally of Britain and France.

This had enormous implications for Hitler. Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, along with Fascist Italy, had entered into a strategic agreement known as the Tripartite Pact, pledging to provide mutual military assistance in the event any one of them was attacked by a nation not already involved in the war. The year-old Pact had been crafted mainly to intimidate America and to discourage it from helping Britain.

Power point #4 is entitled, The United States & WW II - The United States Enters The War and contains 16 slides and covers the following:

Pearl Harbor Attack
Tripartite Pact
Hitler & The United States
Pearl Harbor Surprises Hitler
Hitler Declares War on the U. S.
Breaking British Naval Protection
Hitler Prepares His People
Hitler Ridicules Roosevelt
Reichstag Support
Reaction of the United States
Hitler’s Blunder
Hitler’s Paranoia
The World Sees Hitler
End of Presentation

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading....US Presidents.
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