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Eleanor Roosevelt SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy.
Young Eleanor Born in 1883 in New York City
Grew up in a wealthy family, but she loved helping people. Attended boarding school at age of 15 Traveled to other countries Learned to be brave and independent thinker
Young Eleanor When Eleanor was 18, her grandmother asked her to come home to New York. She met wealthy families She showed respect for and acceptance of authority by doing what her grandmother asked of her. Helped immigrants with education and housing She helped others find jobs
How did Eleanor help others?
1905 Eleanor married Franklin Roosevelt They both wanted to help people. 1921 Franklin had a disease called polio. This disease left him paralyzed and unable to walk. Eleanor traveled and helped Franklin keep his career. 1928 She helped Franklin become governor of New York.
In the White House Franklin was elected President of the United States. He was president during the Great Depression. He started program called the New Deal. Roosevelt was disabled, so Eleanor traveled for Franklin. She spoke about needs and problems. She shared this information with Franklin and they developed ways to help people. Met with women reporters
wrote a daily newspaper called “My Day”.
Worked with Mary McLeod Bethune to help African Americans receive equal rights and jobs World War II began and Franklin was still President Eleanor visited soldiers all over the world Delivered messages from and to the soldiers families She met with leaders in Canada and England.
Campaign for Human Rights
Frankin died in 1945 Worked with leaders from around the world Wanted to keep world peace Helped write the Universal Declaration of Human Rights This document explained the rights of the people. Age of 75, became a college teacher
Her Legacy Remembered as the First Lady of the World
Fought for the rights of many and worked for world peace The United Nations still today works for human rights and world peace. She worked hard along with Franklin to start this organization.
BE ABLE TO LOCATE THESE ON A MAP.
Important Locations New York City, New York - This is where Eleanor was born. She lived and worked there throughout her life. Washington, D.C. Eleanor lived and worked in the White House in Washington, D.C. She was First Lady of the United States when her husband was President. BE ABLE TO LOCATE THESE ON A MAP. SEE STUDY GUIDE
Character Traits Eleanor worked with Franklin and others to help people. (Cooperation) Eleanor showed tolerance when she worked with others on Declaration of Human Rights. Eleanor showed respect for authority when she obeyed her grandmother and returned home at the age of 18.
The right to lead and make decisions
Authority The right to lead and make decisions
The wife of the President of the United States
First Lady The wife of the President of the United States
The rights and freedoms that all humans deserve to have
Human Rights The rights and freedoms that all humans deserve to have
A person who comes into a country from another country to live
Immigrant A person who comes into a country from another country to live
Respect for and acceptance of authority
Obeying rules and expectations of adults and leaders
Respecting the beliefs and practices of others
Tolerance Respecting the beliefs and practices of others
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