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Franklin Roosevelt; 1917-1919
On March 4, 1933 the country learned its financial structure had collapsed. Franklin D. Roosevelt takes oath of office and is sworn in as President of the United States. 1917. The menace of war grew into reality as American ships were sunk by German submarines. American enters WWI, troops ship departing harbor. Franklin Roosevelt is sent to France by President Woodrow Wilson. Women aiding in the war effort at factories and plants. Men working in shipyard. Scenes of troops charging across battle field in WWI, artillery pieces firing, troops in battle, WWI tank on battlefield. Shows war weary Germans that surrendered. The world celebrates end of WWI, newspaper headline Germany Surrenders. Americans celebrate end of war in New York City. 1919. President Woodrow Wilson and General Pershing in France. Roosevelt in France as American troops board ship for America. Victory parade in New York City.