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  1. Vor 2 Tagen · The 1944 United States presidential election was the 40th quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1944. The election took place during World War II, which ended the following year. Incumbent Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated Republican Thomas E. Dewey to win an unprecedented fourth term.

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  2. 22. März 2024 · John Aspinwall Roosevelt formed the HRIYC along with Hyde Park neighbor Archibald Rogers. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd U.S. president and nephew of John Roosevelt, was at one time vice commodore of the HRIYC, and skipper of HAWK, an iceboat built in Poughkeepsie and given to him by his mother, Sara.

  3. 3. Apr. 2024 · Isaac Daniel Roosevelt (September 29, 1790 — December 24, 1863) was an American businessman, and the paternal grandfather of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Biography. He was born in Hyde Park, New York to Jacobus Roosevelt (1760–1847) and Catherine Welles (1762–1829). In 1825 he married Mary Rebecca Aspinwall, daughter of John ...

  4. 27. März 2024 · In the first 100 days of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first term in office, the so-called New Deal agencies were launched to counter the great depression of the 1930s. Of the approximately 100 administrations, commissions and projects that were initiated, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) [also called Work Projects Administration (1939-1943)] was the largest. One of many projects ...

  5. Vor 5 Tagen · In January 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the War Refugee Board to aid civilian victims of Nazi aggression. The Board worked secretly with diplomats from neutral nations and resistance fighters to save the lives of approximately 200,000 Hungarian Jews. Jewish organizations, however, pressed the United States to do more. On August 9, 1944, the head of the Rescue Department of the ...

  6. Vor 6 Tagen · On Roosevelt Island, Catalan architect and urban planner Josep Lluis Sert received one of the largest canvases on the island to create his ideal multi-family utopia. Join a free tour during ...

  7. 21. März 2024 · Nan Aspinwall is the first woman to ride across the country solo on horseback. She completed the nearly 4,500 mile journey from San Francisco to New York in 1911. A bet between Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill allegedly inspired her journey. Aspinwall was also a sharpshooter and trick roper in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. A firearm that was ...