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She was considered America's most influential First Lady, she started new paths for women and led the battle for social justice everywhere. Today she is still a powerful inspi…ration to leaders in both the civil rights and women's movements. Eleanor shattered the usual submissive mold that the role of the First Lady had traditionally been fashioned, and reshaped it around her own skills and her commitment to social reform. She gave a voice to people who did not have power. She was the first woman to speak in front of a national convention, to write a syndicated column, to earn money as a lecturer, to be a radio commentator, and to hold regular press conferences. she worked 15-16 hours a day helping in world war 1. for the soldiers she made sandwiches, knitted sweaters,and built a rec room.
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The First Lady was thought of as FDR's alter ego. She became his legs and eyes. She traveled throughout the country visiting squalid tenements in the cities, the rural towns o…f the Appalachian hollows, and the murky coal mines to see how "the other half" was surviving. She was compassionate and deeply moved by the plight of the "forgotten poor" of our society. She helped the President form bills and urged him to appoint more women to governmental posts. She was a leading supporter of organized labor and she was very involved in the civil rights of minorities. She made the grievances of Black Americans a major part of her plan to help solve the problems of the Depression.
Eleanor Roosevelt helped the poor by feeding them around Christmas time.
Eleanor Roosevelt helped her husband also known as the president by running New Deal Agencies.
By running New Deal agencies
Eleanor helped women by she helped women vote so now this is why women can vote
She worked at Red Cross
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Eleanor Roosevelt helped homeless people and the hungry.
She worked for help to learn poor kids.
She is from New york city and she mostly lived with her grandmother. At the age of ten she was officially an orphan at the age of ten
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