January 30

Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President, is born

January 30, 1882

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  • Lesson 1: FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Lesson 1: FDR's Fireside Chats: The Power of Words

    In this lesson which focuses on two of FDR's Fireside Chats, students gain a sense of the dramatic effect of FDR's voice on his audience, see the scope of what he was proposing in these initial speeches, and make an overall analysis of why the Fireside Chats were so successful.

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    Launchpad: FDR's Fireside Chats

    In this launchpad, students listen to a portion of FDR's first fireside chat and then work together to determine the main points FDR is making.

Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi assassinated

January 30, 1948

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