The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt - Cjhapters 5-7 Summary & Analysis

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Eleanor's first child, Anna Elearnor, is born on May 3, 1903. They spent their summers at the Roosevelt home in Hyde Park and the summer home in Campobello. Since Eleanor had always had servants, she didn't know how to cook or take care of children. Their first son, James, was born on December 23, 1907. Franklin's mother brought them a house on East 65th Street. Eleanor relied on her a great deal instead of making her own decisions.

The first ten years of their marriage kept Eleanor busy with babies. Their second son, Franklin, was born on March 18, 1909 and died that same year. Eleanor had nurses to care for the children. Baby Elliott arrived on September 23, 1910 when Franklin was campaigning for state senator. At this time, Eleanor was too busy with the children to involve herself in public life. She saw her role as making the household...

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