The 1932 presidential election Learning Objective: To find out why Roosevelt won the election. | | Franklin D. Roosevelt | Herbert Hoover | Party – Democratic | Party - Republican | Home-state-New York | Home-state- California | Running Mate- John Nance Garner | Running Mate- Charles Curtis | Electoral Vote- 472 | Electoral Vote- 59 | States Carried- 42 | States Carried- 6 | Percentage- 57.4% | Percentage- 39.7% | Franklin Delano Roosevelt a distant cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, was born in Hyde Park, New York on the 30th of January 1882, FDR was born into a very wealthy family and was educated by home tutors until attending Groton school at 14. He was a successful student and did well at Harvard University and did
Over the time of his presidency, serving from 1789 to 1797, Washington oversaw the creation of a strong national government. One of his achievements include the cabinet system, were he appointed people to help him make decisions, and the cabinet system is still in use today. Also Washington was responsible for keeping The United States neutral, giving our nation time to grow and populate before becoming involved in raging wars across Europe. Washington is just a prime example of how a veteran has been important to our nation’s history, and his precedents will contribute to our nation in years to come. Another important figure that has led our nation is “Old-Hickory” himself, better known as Andrew Jackson.
Despite his late arrival to the campaign, Wilson is able to convince the people of New Jersey and wins the election making him the governor of New Jersey. During his governing years, he worked on various reforms such as fighting machine politics, a law permitting voters to nominate candidates, compensation
During this event Speer and Hitler became close friends and when Troost died in 1934, Speer filled his position as the Party’s Chief Architect. The most prestigious of Speer architectural assignments was the Germania Project of 1937. The plan was based on Hitler’s perception that Germany was the most powerful country in the world. With this assignment, he was named First Architect of the Reich. The assignment involved the design of a new Reich Chancellery and the destruction of thousands of Jewish homes.
Since the first president, George Washington, took office on April 30, 1789, there have been forty-two different men chosen by the citizens of our country to lead and govern us as a nation (The White House). Though all of these men have had differences, one common ground they have all shared is their color, they have all been white. But, the 2008 presidential election forever changed our nation’s highest office, when for the first time in our country’s history, a man of color, African-American Barack Obama, was elected President of the United States. This historical induction has made the 2008 presidential election one of the most important in our nation’s history not only in terms of its racial significance, but also for many other implications it has had, and will have. This election has touched on multiple sociological issues ranging from gender, with vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, to the state and direction of our current economy (the “recession” crises), to other such sociological issues as religion, class, and even national security.
It is often said the Public get the politicians they deserve, in this essay I will examine whether the American Public elected a ‘Hero or Villain’. Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving both terms, however was the only President ever to resign. I will examine Nixon’s political career leading up to his Presidency, his diplomatic work with the East, the handling of the Vietnam war, and of course the Watergate scandal Nixon’s Political career all started after Republicans approached the Lawyer and Serviceman to be South California’s congressman, which he accepted, and beat the 5 term democratic candidate. In Congress, Nixon sat on committee’s such as the Herter Committee. This took a very anti communist stance, where one report compiled by Nixon looked at the ‘Marshall Plan’ aimed at rebuilding Western Europe and more importantly, repelling communist ideology.
On November 4, 1952, after winning the election by a landslide, Eisenhower was elected the United States’ 34th president. His domestic policy picked up where Roosevelt’s New Deal and Fair Deal programs left off. Eisenhower made reducing Cold War tensions through military negotiation a main focus of his administration. In 1956 Eisenhower was a reelected to a second term, winning by an even wider margin than in his first election. Accomplishments during his time in office include creating the U.S. Information Agency, and establishing Alaska and Hawaii as states.
President Franklin D Roosevelt, the 32 president of the United States of America, proved to be the second greatest president, facing some obstacles in his childhood, early political career, as well as great in his domestic and foreign policies. Franklin D Roosevelt left behind a positive legacy which reinforced his great status. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 to James and Sara Roosevelt. Because he was so sickly when he was born, he wasn’t given an official name until he was two months old. Franklin’s father, James Roosevelt, was a graduate of union college and Harvard law school.
He served his country in the army and worked as a newspaper reporter before being elected to Congress in 1976 (Al Gore (1948- ). He then moved up to Senate, and afterwards served as vice president under Bill Clinton (Al Gore (1948- ). This was one of his first acts of a leader. In 2000, Gore was selected as Democratic nominee for U.S. president, and ran with Connecticut senator Joe Liebermann (Al Gore (1948- ). He won in popular vote, but lost in electoral votes.
Qtynness X. Franklin Mrs. Collins LMG 332 6/29/11 The Legacy of John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller created one of the greatest monopolies of the nineteenth century. Rockefeller dominated the oil industry with his company’s monopolistic methods of underselling, differential pricing, and transporting rebates. As ruthless as the Standard Oil Company was before its separation; Rockefeller gave away vast amounts of his wealth to charities making him a true philanthropist. Philanthropy played a big part in Rockefeller’s life, before and after the Standard Oil Company. Rockefeller defined modern philanthropy by donating more than 550 million dollars to charities, churches, schools of all kind, and organizations throughout the nation.