Schimmel Franklin D. Roosevelt Study Guide Test :__December 15, 2010_ 1. Cooperate: Work together with someone 2. Democracy: A government in which the people have the power to make political decisions 3. Dictatorship: A country in which the ruler has complete power and sometimes rules cruelly. 4. Diligently: With hard work and effort over a long time 5. Liberty: Freedom from being controlled by someone else. 6. Opponent: Someone who runs against a person in an election • Born in Hyde Park, New York in 1882 . • Roosevelt believed that the most important work he could do was public service or working for the good of others. • Franklin’s cousin Theodore Roosevelt became President of the United States when Franklin was in college. Franklin wanted to follow in the footsteps of his cousin. • When FDR was 39 he was diagnosed with polio. Polio is a disease that affects the ability to walk. • In 1929, Franklin became Governor of New York. During this time Americans were going through the Depression where many Americans lost their jobs. He worked hard to create jobs for the people of New York. •Franklin ran for president in 1932. He promised to help people who were hurt by hard times. He said, “I pledge myself to a new deal for the American people.” •The New Deal program helped create jobs for the American people. Two programs he created were the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Works Progress Administration (WPA). •Roosevelt became the first president to be elected three times. •After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, the United States decided to enter World War II. •Americans helped with the War by growing their own food to send to soldiers. Children collected scrap metal to be turned into equipment for fighting the war. Women took over factory jobs that had been done by men. •Franklin died before the end of World War II while he was still president. • Many of Franklin’s programs he started while he was president are still present today. Name:______________________ Date:_______ Number:_______ Franklin D. Roosevelt Test Directions: Match the vocabulary word to its definition. 1. _______ With hard work and effort over a long Word Bank time 2. _______ Someone who runs against a person A. Cooperate B. Democracy in an election C. Dictatorship 3. _______ Work together with someone 4. _______ Freedom from being controlled by E. Liberty someone else. F.Opponent 5. _______ D. Diligently A government in which the people have the power to make political decisions 6. _______ A country in which the ruler has complete power and sometimes rules cruelly. Directions: Circle the answer that best answers the question. 8. Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in____________. a. 1735 b. 1882 c. 1820 9 . Franklin Roosevelt was born in____________. a. Adams, Massachusetts b. Baltimore, Maryland c. Hyde Park, New York Harville 40 Copies front/back 10. Roosevelt believed that the most important work he could do was __________ _________, or working for the good of others. a. public service b. seeking needs c. personal interest 11. Franklin wanted to following in the footsteps of his cousin who became President of the United States. Who was his cousin? a. Eleanor Roosevelt b. Theodore Roosevelt c. Richard Roosevelt 12. In 1921, Franklin was diagnosed with a disease that affected his ability to walk. What disease did he have? a. polio b. cancer c. the flu 13. Franklin Roosevelt became Governor of New York. Which of these is an accomplishment he achieved as governor? a. He ended segregation b. He helped with women’s suffrage c. He helped create jobs 14. Roosevelt ran for president in 1932. On his campaign he promised Americans a ________ __________ for the American people. a. Great Society b. New Deal c. Old Plan 15. Roosevelt became the first president to… a. be elected three times b. to own a red car c. help his country 16. After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, the United States decided to enter the war. Which war did they enter? a. Civil War b. American Revolutionary War c. World War II Directions: Decide if the statement is true or false. Circle your choice. 17. Roosevelt lived to see the end of the War. True False 18. Programs the Roosevelt started are still help people today. True False Directions: Answer the question using complete sentences. 19. When Roosevelt was President he kept his “New Deal” promise to the American people. Explain what the New Deal program did. 20. Name two ways the citizens in the United States helped during the war?