Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One, 1884-1933 Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Chapters 1, 2, and 3

• Eleanor Roosevelt's heritage is one of privilege and wealth, with both her parents being from socially prominent families in New York.

• Anna Hall marries Elliott Roosevelt in 1883 and Eleanor is born in October the following year; Anna is only twenty when Eleanor is born and unprepared to be a mother and society wife in one of the most important families in New York.

• Elliott Roosevelt is the only brother of Theodore Roosevelt and the cousin of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

• Elliot is the opposite of his rambunctious brother, but the two brothers are extremely fond of each other.

• Anna Roosevelt has a difficult time raising Eleanor, whose willfulness and independence are counter to Anna's obedient, socially compliant personality; this difference in personality would continue until Anna's death when Eleanor is only eight years old.

• Eleanor is her father's darling and naturally gravitates toward him for affection.

• Trouble...

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