Franklin Roosevelt: Biography, Quotes & Presidency


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What was Roosevelt's career before he entered politics?

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1. For which state did Roosevelt serve as a senator and a governor?

2. Who did Roosevelt defeat in his first presidential campaign?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet covers Franklin Delano Roosevelt's (FDR) professional and political life before becoming president. You'll also learn about his specific accomplishments as president.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • FDR's series of programs aimed at ending the Great Depression
  • Roosevelt's opponent in his first presidential campaign
  • Roosevelt's time as a U.S. senator and governor
  • FDR's career before entering politics

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding FDR's social and economic reform programs and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the importance of December 8, 1941

Additional Learning

To learn more about this American president, review the accompanying lesson titled Franklin Roosevelt: Biography, Quotes & Presidency. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Trace FDR's political career from New York to Washington, DC
  • Identify key programs in the New Deal
  • Understand who FDR wanted to declare war against Japan