Franklin D. Roosevelt

Interesting Facts About F.D. Roosevelt

Roosevelt signing the declarationn of war1.) Did you know that F.D. Roosevelt was the first president to speak on television?

2.) F.D. Roosevelt was one of the eight presidents that died while in office.

3.) He was the first president to have a presidential aircraft.

4.) He was in office longer than any other president.

5.) He was the first president whose mother was allowed to vote for him.

6.) He was the only president whose mother forced him to wear a dress until he was five years old.

7.) Franklin D. Roosevelt was the only president to be elected for four terms.

8.) He was the first president to fly in an airplane.

Above photo: signing the declaration of war against Japan, 1941.


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Photo: Franklin Roosevelt signing declaration of war against Japan December 1941.jpg Library of Congress {{PD-USGov}}

Bibliography:
Leuchtenburg, William E. "Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933-1945)." American President.org. University of North Carolina, emeritus. 5 Dec. 2005 <http://www.americanpresident.org/history/franklindelanoroosevelt/>.

"F D Roosevelt." 20 Nov. 2005 <http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/f_d_roosevelt.htm>


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