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Roosevelt's Purpose

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Campaign Speech - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936
During the 1936 campaign for the American Presidency, President Roosevelt answered the attacks on the New Deal with verve, as in the Chicago speech of October 14, an excerpt of which is reprinted below.

Roosevelt, Franklin D. "Campaign Speech Chicago, October 14, 1936." Great Speeches. Ed. John Grafton. Dover Thrift ed. New York: Dover Publications, 1999. 52-56. Print.

What is Roosevelt's main purpose in the second paragraph (lines 11-16)?

A

To praise the power of industrialization.

B

To commend factor owners on their increase in productivity.

C

To emphasize the importance of a free market economy.

D

To make every citizen feel valued while underscoring their reliance on one another.