On August 25,Pres. Woodrow Wilson signed the law creating the NPS. First term as president The presidency offered Wilson his supreme chance to put his ideas about government to work. Admitting that he intended to conduct himself as a prime ministerhe drew up a legislative program in advance, broke with previous presidential practice by appearing before Congress in person, and worked mainly through his party.
Franklin's first cousin, Ellen Rooseveltwas the U. Open Championships women's singles and doubles tennis champion and is a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
His mother named him after her favorite uncle Franklin Delano. His father, James Rooseveltand his mother, Sarawere each from wealthy old New York families, of Dutch and French ancestry respectively.
Franklin was their only child. One of his distant relatives from his mother's side is the author Laura Ingalls Wilder. Inhe returned to China and made a fortune in the notorious but highly profitable opium trade  supplying opium-based medication to the U. War Department during the American Civil War but not exclusively.
Roosevelt, sailing in Roosevelt grew up in an atmosphere of privilege. Sara was a possessive mother, while James was an elderly and remote father he was 54 when Franklin was born. Sara was the dominant influence in Franklin's early years. He learned to ride, shootrowand play polo and lawn tennis.
Roosevelt went to Groton Schoolan Episcopal boarding school in Massachusetts. He was heavily influenced by its headmaster, Endicott Peabodywho preached the duty of Christians to help the less fortunate and urged his students to enter public service.
Roosevelt went to Harvardwhere he lived in luxurious quarters and was a member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. He was also president of The Harvard Crimson daily newspaper.
While he was at Harvard, his fifth cousin Theodore Roosevelt became president, and Theodore's vigorous leadership style and reforming zeal made him Franklin's role model and hero.
Inhe met his future wife Eleanor RooseveltTheodore's niece, at a White House reception they had previously met as children, but this was their first serious encounter. Eleanor and Franklin were fifth cousins, once removed. Roosevelt family On March 17,Roosevelt married Eleanor despite the fierce resistance of his mother.
Eleanor's uncle, Theodore Rooseveltstood in at the wedding for Eleanor's deceased father Elliott. The young couple moved into Springwoodhis family's estate, where FDR's mother became a frequent house guest, much to Eleanor's chagrin. Franklin was a charismatic, handsome, and socially active man.
In contrast, Eleanor was shy and disliked social life, and at first stayed at home to raise their children.Franklin D.
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