It looks like you've lost connection to our server. Please check your internet connection or reload this page.

Eleanor Roosevelt Essay Examples

816 total results
The Life of 32nd First Lady of America, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the 32nd First Lady of America. Born on October 11, 1884, she grew as an orphan from the age of ten. Her life took a turning point in March 1905, when she married Franklin D. Roosevelt, a distant cousin and future U.S President. In her early marriage, she was concerned with the responsibilities of...
1,851 words
4 pages
An Introduction to the Life and History of Elanor Roosevelt
Although Eleanor Roosevelt served as first lady from 1932 to 1945, her influence lasted much longer than expected. Eleanor became her husband’s ears and eyes during her husband’s presidency and aided human rights during her entire life. She did what no other First Lady, or woman had dared to do before; she challenged societ...
1,648 words
4 pages
The Assessment of Eleanor Smith's Life
In everyone’s life there comes a point in time when you assess your life, not just look back in time, but see the progression, the triumphs and the failures.....Eleanor Smith had reached this point. She sees that things aren’t as they seem, the passion and desire is gone from her marriage, she is unable to influence he...
587 words
1 page
An Analysis of No Ordinary Time, a Biography of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt
NO ORDINARY TIME This book offers readers a new perspective of Franklin Deleanor and Eleanor Roosevelt. Most often, the Roosevelt s marriage is depicted as cold and aloof but here we have a most intimate portrait of their relationship coupled with a brilliant narrative of America in wartime. It is truly an extraordinary ac...
1,310 words
3 pages
The Life, Achievements and Contributions of Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt
The Contributions of Eleanor Roosevelt
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884. She was one of America's great reforming leaders who had a sustained impact on national policy toward youth, blacks, women, the poor, and the United Nations. As the wife of President Franklin D. Roo...
1,411 words
3 pages
A Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, the Wife of President Franklin Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt, the wife of one the greatest American President. Though, she was the wife of Franklin Roosevelt, she was not known for being his wife. She, as I remember, more than any other woman, "typified... the realizaton of the dreams of the female Crusaders of the 19th century who threw off the restrictions of...
2,349 words
5 pages
A Biography of the Early Life, Education and Achievements of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
On January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born. James Roosevelt, Franklin's father, was a prosperous railroad official and landowner(Lawson 25). His predecessors, when they came from the Netherlands, were succes Roosevelt learned from private tutors, not going to school until the age of fourte...
863 words
2 pages
An Introduction to the Life and Contributions of Eleanor Roosevelt
The Contributions of Eleanor Roosevelt Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884. She was one of America's great reforming leaders who had a sustained impact on national policy toward youth, blacks, women, the poor, and the United Nations. As the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, she was o...
1,393 words
3 pages
A Biography of the Eleanor Roosevelt, Wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City, Oct. 11, 1884, died Nov. 7, 1962. Eleanor's mother died when she was eight, her father when she was ten. She was raised by her grandmother after the premature death of her parents. In 1905 she married her cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt; they had six children, one of the...
265 words
1 page
A Biography of the Life, Achievements and Influence of Eleanor Roosevelt
Possibly one of the most astute and admired women of the United States history is Eleanor Roosevelt. Her biography, Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life., is and excellent voyage into the life of a public servant, a loving wife, and a legacy. Before reading this book, I knew little of Eleanor’s accomplishments, her...
835 words
2 pages
The Early Life and Short Military Career of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most successful presidents in American history. He was fun to hang around with. He had a screeching voice that sometimes scared people who did not expect it coming from a man like himself. He told jokes and played with children. He loved children. He told ghost stories that would scare the...
318 words
1 page
The Social Impact of the Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Ryan Walsh Hon. U.S. History 2 The Social Impact of Theodore Roosevelt In the post-Gilded Age, America needed a strong President to carry out and embellish upon the social reform and dismantle the corruption left by trusts. Taking over for the late President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was the upper-class proponent of t...
621 words
1 page
Current Status of the Declaration for Human Rights
On December 10th, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Declarations of Human Rights. Eleanor Roosevelt said ''Unless these rights have meaning there(the world of the individual person), they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerned citizen's action to uphold them close to...
891 words
2 pages
Thomas Jefferson and Eleanor Roosevelt - Comparison between Two of the Most Influential People in America's History
Nothing can shape your life more than the drive and desire to become successful. Everyone's life has its obstacles, but if you can disregard all the unpleasant things that have happened and give it everything that you've got, you can overcome these obstacles. Thomas Jefferson and Eleanor Roosevelt are probably two of the mo...
968 words
2 pages
The Political Career of Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) For someone who never held elective office, Eleanor Roosevelt wielded a great deal of political power. She wrote now laws and appointed no high officials, yet the self-knowledge and profound humility that invested her regard for every human being has made the story of her life a moral...
2,500 words
6 pages
An Analysis of the Phi Theta Kappa Fraternity
Consistent Perseverance "You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt Phi Theta Kappa is a group of students who are honored for achieving a cornerstone as they embark on their jou...
571 words
1 page
The Progression and Depiction of Women's Rights in Films
The Progression of Womens Rights in Film In 1848 the worlds first womens rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York. It took over 70 years for women to be granted the right to vote with the nineteenth amendment. During the late 1930s Eleanor Roosevelt revitalized the Womens Rights Movement and from then on w...
1,286 words
3 pages
A Description of Eleanor Roosevelt as a Good Role Model
Eleanor Roosevelt was a good role model. She was a caring person who thought of others before herself. She always strove to improve the lives of people all over the world. She was a great reformer and humanitarian. Mrs. Roosevelt was a representative for reforms for the poor, blacks, Indians, and the women of youth in the...
678 words
2 pages
An Analysis of the Contributions of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, a First Lady of the United States of America
The Contributions of Eleanor Roosevelt Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884. She was one of America's great reforming leaders who had a sustained impact on national policy toward youth, blacks, women, the poor, and the United Nations. As the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, she was o...
1,430 words
3 pages
An Introduction to the Creative Essay on the Topic of Eleanor Roosevelt High School
Walking through the hallways of Eleanor Roosevelt High School freshman year was somewhat intimidating. Being incredibly shy, I was one of the people being pushed aside so the older, bigger students could pass through. I entered high school with the mentality that the older the student is, the more respect and attention they...
714 words
2 pages
The Purpose of the American Birth Control League
Birthcontrol 66 Females have battled society for womens rights for centuries. Any right that women have wanted, they have had to fight for. There have been many great women who have dedicated their whole life to fight for a womens cause. Helen Hunt Jackson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Margaret Sanger are all honorable wom...
829 words
2 pages
The Opening of Opportunities for Women in America
How much change was there in opportunities for women in the USA in the years 1919-1941? Sources: * Class Powerpoint * Ben Walsh GCSE Modern World History Text Book * http://www.slideshare.net/KateSimon/women-in-the-1920s-10247493 * https://www.gilderlehrman.org/history.../women-and-great-depression * https://www.f...
638 words
1 page
An Introduction to the History of Blacks in America
As Blacks were seeking civil rights in America, nearly 75% of the Jewish population in Europe were systematically exterminated. Six million Jews were murdered during WW II. Another seven million Gypsies, Polish, and assorted Europeans were also executed by Hilters Nazi regime. Millions more lost their lives in battle. As th...
595 words
1 page
A Description of Eleanor Roosevelt as One of the Most Admired First Lady Ever
Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the most admired first ladies ever. Her intelligence, friendliness, warmth, humanity, and charm, were just a few words that describe the person that she was. Throughout Eleanor Roosevelts life she graced the world with a presence that many people looked towards for friendship or just advice. Ele...
980 words
2 pages
A Biography of a Personal and Public Life of Eleanor Roosevelt
J. William T. YoungsEleanor Roosevelt: A personal and public lifeJ. William T. Youngs, New York, 2006 As a child, Eleanor felt she was the ugly duckling. Insecure and shy, she lost both of her parents as a young girl. Her mother, Anna Hall, died of diphtheria along with her brother Elliot Jr. Two years later her father died...
1,054 words
2 pages