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Questions and Answers about Eleanor Roosevelt

Question: When did Eleanor Roosevelt live?

Answer:

Eleanor Roosevelt was born October 11,1884, and died November 7, 1962. This means she was born in the Progressive Era and lived through World War I, the 1920s, the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War, the onset of the Cold War, and the emergence of the Third World.

Link to a time line of the key events in Eleanor Roosevelt's life.

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