Franklin D. Roosevelt

There have been many important and influential people who contributed to the advance of human civilization and progress. In my opinion, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the most influential person throughout human history. He served as the President of United States for four terms. That is when the United States faced some of the darkest years in its history. First, the economy collapsed. Millions of people were forced out of work and into poverty. This is known as the Great Depression. Then World War II threatened the freedom of America's allies; and possibly America's freedom too.   Also, he brought awareness to the polio disease after he was diagnosed with the disease. There are three important reasons that can support why Roosevelt was an influential individual in human history.
First, Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to encourage people during the troubled time. Most importantly, he had courage and a good attitude. He was able to convince Americans that they could survive the Great Depression. He came up with a plan called the New Deal for the unemployed and people in poverty. It was a plan that gave a support, job, and food for people in need during the depression. It also helped save the economy, strengthened the banks, and created the social security. He also tried fireside chats through the radio to help the people of America understand exactly what was happening to the country and what his plans were. Through the fireside chats, he gave the people hope for a better future and asked for them to trust him. It was very popular and people trusted him and supported most of his decisions he made, including the New Deal.
Second, America did not fight during the beginning of War World II, but Roosevelt gave support to America’s allies such as Britain. When he entered the war he arranged an alliance with Britain, Russia, and China. With the help of Roosevelt and his war plans and strategies, they won over the Nazis and could end the war. He had hopes and dreams for world...