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“This great nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper. So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."
—President Franklin Roosevelt, 1933

Which of the following best reflects President Roosevelt’s attitude as seen in the text?

He knows the only way to reach prosperity is to wait for the economy to change on its own.

He insists that his leadership will bring the nation out of the Great Depression.

He wants to warn U.S. citizens against pessimism and giving up on the nation.

He believes the United States will easily overcome the problems it faces.

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  1. I'm not quite sure on the answer, I'm just thinking it is: B.

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  2. No. He doesn't mention the economy or depression in his "fear itself" speech.

  3. Oh!! A?

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  4. A is wrong, too.
    I've checked two of your guesses; you're on your own now. Please do not post this question again.

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