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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Role of the First Lady

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Eleanor Roosevelt revolutionized the role of The First Lady during her twelve years in the White House.

In what way did Mrs. Roosevelt accomplish this?

A

She worked side by side with her husband, the President, in the formation of his New Deal policies.

B

She began the tradition of hosting the annual White House Thanksgiving dinner for poor families of the Washington D.C. area.

C

She consulted with those "forgotten Americans" like minorities and women, bringing their concerns back to the President for consideration.

D

She opened the White House to the visiting public which has remained as a tradition to this day.

E

She travelled extensively outside of the United States serving as the President' "good will ambassador".