The Resource Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, (electronic resource)

Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, (electronic resource)

Label
Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt
Title
Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt
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Language
eng
Summary
The position of First Lady is a tricky one; it's not a political or appointed office, yet during any presidential administration, her name (and personality) is far more known that that of the vice president or secretary of state. Likewise, the First Lady has, potentially, the ear of the president in a far more influential way than these other elected officials. Until recent years, most First Ladies made a deliberate choice not to get involved with the politics of running the country. Eleanor Roosevelt's sense of duty, however, as well as her lifelong commitment to humanitarianism, led her to choose a different route. Still, by her own admission, her instincts for self-effacement would have probably kept her out of the political limelight, were it not for the crippling polio that curtailed many of her husband's speech-making appearances after 1921. The timing for a First Lady such as Eleanor could not have been more auspicious. When Franklin Roosevelt took office as President of the United States, the country was in the grip of a fierce depression that threatened to topple its financial foundations. As the decade segued into the 1940s, the world became involved in a war against Nazism and Fascism. Domestically, racial and gender inequalities ran rife throughout the United States, at a time when the nation, more than ever, could not survive such division
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bautista, Keely
Dewey number
973.917092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • First ladies
  • Presidents' spouses
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11383682
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614647607
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11383682
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11383682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614647607
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11383682
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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