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President Roosevelt   /prˈɛzədˌɛnt rˈoʊzəvˌɛlt/   Listen
President Roosevelt

noun
1.
32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945).  Synonyms: F. D. Roosevelt, FDR, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, President Franklin Roosevelt, Roosevelt.
2.
26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration.  Synonyms: President Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt.






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"President Roosevelt" Quotes from Famous Books



... China and the colonial possessions of the United States were reaching a settlement, on September 6, 1901, President McKinley attended the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, where he was shot by a young fanatic. He died eight days later and Vice-President Roosevelt succeeded him. ...
— The United States Since The Civil War • Charles Ramsdell Lingley

... States Consul to Aix la Chapelle, Germany, four years after those articles appeared. My appointment came from President Roosevelt, and was confirmed by the United States Senate. When I arrived in Germany I found I was United States Consul so far as the United States Government was concerned, but I was put off in the matter of my exequatur (certificate of authority) from the government to which I was accredited; and ...
— America's War for Humanity • Thomas Herbert Russell

... President Roosevelt was not only ready and glad to consult with Senators but he sought and often took the advice of party leaders outside of Congress, and even took into consideration the opinions of bosses. In New York, for instance, ...
— Theodore Roosevelt and His Times - A Chronicle of the Progressive Movement; Volume 47 in The - Chronicles Of America Series • Harold Howland

... publications realize the extent of his activities. On March 1, 1937, Senator Joseph T. Robinson addressed the United States Senate on what appeared to him to be "unfair propaganda" carried on by Winrod against President Roosevelt's proposed reorganization of the judiciary system. The Senator stated that he could not understand why the issues should be deliberately falsified by a gentleman of the cloth—that it reminded him of the old Ku Klux ...
— Secret Armies - The New Technique of Nazi Warfare • John L. Spivak

... incident in connection with this marriage which deeply touches the American heart. The special envoy, bearing a letter of congratulation to the King from President Roosevelt, was received with a warmth and consideration far exceeding what was required by diplomatic usage, and the stars and stripes helping to adorn Madrid for the great festival gave assurance that Spain and the United States are really ...
— A Short History of Spain • Mary Platt Parmele

... after this, one of the members of the group which had prepared the report was summoned to the White House. President Roosevelt had a copy of the memorandum in his hand and said that he had turned to his visitor for advice because of his part in raising the question of ...
— The Invisible Government • Dan Smoot



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