Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected for an unprecedented (and now unconstitutional) four terms. His administration lasted through most of the Great Depression and World War II. How would you characterize his administration’s top priorities for the US and the world during this troubled era? Please site specific facts from lectures, readings and the screening.
Two books are required reading for this class: 1.Give Me Liberty! An American History (Vol. 2), Third Edition, Eric Foner (W. W. Norton & Company) 2. Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History (Vol. 2), Third Edition, Eric Foner (W. W. Norton & Company).