Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery - Study Guide Chapter Five: A Conventional Society Matron Summary & Analysis

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Franklin entered Columbia Law School in New York and had to take final exams before the newlyweds could leave for their honeymoon in Europe. They returned in September 1905 and came home to a townhouse that was rented and filled with new furnishings, all arranged by Sara Roosevelt. The following spring, Eleanor had her first child, a girl, Anna Eleanor. Franklin joined a Wall Street Law Firm as an apprentice. He earned no money as a first-year apprentice, but the young couple had their inheritances to live on and Sara was always willing to help them when they needed it. At Sara's insistence, Eleanor gave up her teaching job in the the slums. Instead, she volunteered her time to charitable boards. After their second child, James, was born, Sara decided they needed a bigger house. She...

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