- (Anna) Eleanor,1884–1962, U.S. diplomat, author, and lecturer (wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
- Edith Kermit Carow,1861–1948, U.S. First Lady 1901–09 (wife of Theodore Roosevelt).
- Franklin Del·a·no [del-uh-noh] /ˈdɛl əˌnoʊ/, FDR, 1882–1945, 32nd president of the U.S. 1933–45.
- TheodoreTeddyT.R., 1858–1919, 26th president of the U.S. 1901–09: Nobel Peace Prize 1906.
- Rio. Formerly Río da Duvida. a river flowing N from W Brazil to the Madeira River. About 400 miles (645 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of roosevelt
Fifty years later, the Reagan consensus prevails, it seems to me, more so than Roosevelt consensus.This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art
November 19, 2014
It did not prove that Roosevelt was initiating an inevitable alliance against Nazism.
Roosevelt knew he lacked the political support at home to openly ally with Britain.
In 1959, nearing the end of her life, Roosevelt issued a call to action to the American people.
Roosevelt had also stood with grace and courage against some of the most searing attacks aimed at anyone in public life.
Historical Examples of roosevelt
Men like the Wilcoxes, or ex-President Roosevelt, would say yes.Howards End
E. M. Forster
I thinks Mr. Roosevelt is a fine man and he do all he can for us.
If your Roosevelt were a Socialist he would be a Scheidemann.Erik Dorn
"We were not always successful in these trials," says Mr. Roosevelt.
"We must get rid of those lodging houses," said Mr. Roosevelt.
- (Anna) Eleanor . 1884–1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945–52)
- her husband, Franklin Delano (ˈdɛləˌnəʊ), known as FDR . 1882–1945, 32nd president of the US (1933–45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
- Theodore . 1858–1919, 26th president of the US (1901–09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war
Word Origin and History for roosevelt
the family in America originally bore the name Van Roosevelt, "of the field of roses," descriptive of their estates in Holland. Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt, born August 1649, emigrated to New Amsterdam. His son (1653) and all his descendants dropped the "Van." Related: Rooseveltian.