The Election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Events and Timeline


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How was FDR related to Theodore Roosevelt?

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1. Which illness paralyzed FDR?

2. What was NOT a cause of Hoover's defeat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of FDR's election. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include FDR's relation to Theodore Roosevelt and factors that went into President Hoover's defeat.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Cause of FDR's paralysis
  • Factors that contributed to Hoover's defeat
  • Perception of FDR as a change candidate

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the election of Franklin Roosevelt
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of a 'realigning election'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the economy's influence on the election

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled The Election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Events and Timeline. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify basic biographic facts on Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Know key events in FDR's early political life
  • Recognize the electorate's attitude and concerns going into the election
  • Understand the impact of the election's results