Read these two brief excerpts from President Franklin D. Roosevelt
1. Fireside Chat (1934) from Chapter 21 of Give Me Liberty! (Your Textbook)
2. FDR?s Re-Nomination Acceptance Speech (1936) at the following link: http://www.americanyawp.com/reader/23-the-great-depression/franklin-roosevelts-re-nomination-acceptance-speech-1936/
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In these sources, FDR connects the issues of his day to the greater idea of ?liberty? or ?freedom.? Write a 400-word MLA-style essay that answers the following: How does FDR define ?liberty? or ?freedom?? How does he relate the struggles of the Great Depression to the struggles of the American Revolution? Why did he so often use the idea of freedom to get his message across?