Presentation on theme: "Eleanor Roosevelt SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy."— Presentation transcript:
1 Eleanor RooseveltSS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s rights and freedoms in a democracy.
2 Young Eleanor Born in 1883 in New York City Grew up in a wealthy family, butshe loved helping people.Attended boarding school at age of 15Traveled to other countriesLearned to be brave and independent thinker
3 Young EleanorWhen Eleanor was 18, her grandmother asked her to come home to New York.She met wealthy familiesShe showed respect for and acceptance of authority by doing what her grandmother asked of her.Helped immigrants with education and housingShe helped others find jobs
4 How did Eleanor help others? 1905 Eleanor married Franklin RooseveltThey 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.
5 In the White HouseFranklin 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
6 wrote a daily newspaper called “My Day”. Worked with Mary McLeod Bethune to help African Americans receive equal rights and jobsWorld War II began and Franklin was still PresidentEleanor visited soldiers all over the worldDelivered messages from and to the soldiers familiesShe met with leaders in Canada and England.
7 Campaign for Human Rights Frankin died in 1945Worked with leaders from around the worldWanted to keep world peaceHelped write the Universal Declaration of Human RightsThis document explained the rights of the people.Age of 75, became a college teacher
8 Her Legacy Remembered as the First Lady of the World Fought for the rights of many and worked for world peaceThe United Nations still today works for human rights and world peace.She worked hard along with Franklin to start this organization.
9 BE ABLE TO LOCATE THESE ON A MAP. Important LocationsNew 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
10 Character TraitsEleanor 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.
11 The right to lead and make decisions AuthorityThe right to lead and make decisions
12 The wife of the President of the United States First LadyThe wife of the President of the United States
13 The rights and freedoms that all humans deserve to have Human RightsThe rights and freedoms that all humans deserve to have
14 A person who comes into a country from another country to live ImmigrantA person who comes into a country from another country to live
15 Respect for and acceptance of authority Obeying rules and expectations of adults and leaders
16 Respecting the beliefs and practices of others ToleranceRespecting the beliefs and practices of others