All in the Family: I Wanna Sit In My Chair
00:20:05 - 00:23:20

Maude sits in Archie's chair and won't move, so Archie uses his secret weapon to upset her: talking negatively about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Archie and Maude get into an argument, and during it, they mention many defining aspects of FDR's presidency: his four-term presidency, polio illness, fireside chats, the recovery from the Great Depression, and the United States' entrance into World War II.

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  1. What does Archie say to criticize FDR?
  2. How does Maude defend FDR?
  3. Who is right?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the accomplishments of individuals and groups such as Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Dwight...
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    evaluate the domestic and international leadership of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman during ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the roles of various world leaders, including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, J...
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  • Eve
    about 2 years ago
    I am not sure how I will use this yet...but I will.....:)
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