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  • Nathan Millers Theodore Roosevelt
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    Theodore Roosevelt: A Life, by Nathan Miller, is an extensive biography of Theodore Roosevelts life. Theodore Roosevelt, who was born on October 27, 1858, later went on to become one of the most influential figures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centaury. In addition to providing an extremely detailed biography of Roosevelt, Nathan Miller also shows the lifestyles and characteristics of the society in which Theodore was raised. This book carries much significance for many reasons. Fi...
  • Full Control Over The Panama Canal Zone
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    (I got 100% on this one.) Out line: I. Theodore Roosevelt (republican) A. Birth: October 27, 1858 at New York, New York B. Died: January 6, 1919 at Oyster Bay, New York II. Background A. Education- Attended Harvard and he graduated 21st of 177. He studied in the fields of sciences, German, rhetoric, philosophy, and ancient languages. (1876-1880) Attended Columbia Law School, but he dropped out to run for the state assembly. (1880-1881) B. Occupation-Elected into the New York State Assembly as a ...
  • Theodore Roosevelt Goes To War
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    Theodore Roosevelt, born October 27, 1858, was the United States' twenty sixth President. Roosevelt was born into a wealthy and socially dominant family. Though he was a quick thinker and very bright, he was not very physically fit; Roosevelt had severe asthma attacks as a youth. (Andrews) Roosevelt attended Harvard College starting with a science major, but his eventual majors were law and politics. After graduating Harvard in 1880, Roosevelt married his first wife, had his first child, and los...
  • President Theodore Roosevelt
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    Theodore Roosevelt: 26th President of the United States (1901-1909) Theodore Roosevelt was an energetic and dynamic leader who gave the nation a square deal. During his presidency to a position of internat io na leadership. Roosevelt belonged to an aristocratic New York family. He attended HarvardUniverity. Theodore Roosevelt fought in the Spanish-American war with the RoughRiders at the battle of San Juan Hill. He had served as police of New York, assistant secretary of the navy, governor of Ne...
  • Roosevelt's Stay As Governor Of New York
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    Theodore Roosevelt "Roosevelt was among the best-liked Presidents and, in many respects, the most interesting" (World Book 149). Theodore Roosevelt did many things, some in which impacted America. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, making him the only president born there (Lamb 152). As a child Roosevelt was always very sick and frail, and had bad asthma (Kent 13). Despite this he never got tired of playing with his friends and inventing new games to play. Since he...
  • John McCain And Theodore Roosevelt
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    John McCain: Modern Progressivism? Presidential hopeful John McCain seems to want to revive the Progressive Republican Party. With the elections around the corner, McCain's campaign is off the ground. And the comparisons to former progressive president Theodore Roosevelt are endless. The divide between him and the other major Republican candidate, George W. Bush are increasingly obvious on most of the issues. John McCain promises to expand and improve the United States' Armed Forces for better m...
  • Roosevelt
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    THEODORE ROOSEVELT (1858-1919) Roosevelt's service in the Navy Department and in the war against Spain brought out his aggressive qualities. He believed at the time that power was necessary for a country to achieve greatness, and that war was a test of superiority. He also believed that civilized nations had a right to interfere in the affairs of less advanced nations in order to improve the civilization of all. Soon after the Spanish-American War broke out tin 1898, Roosevelt helped to organize...
  • Theodore Roosevelt
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    With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, became the youngest President in the Nation's history. He brought new excitement and power to the Presidency, as he vigorously led Congress and the American public toward progressive reforms and a strong foreign policy. He took the view that the President as a 'steward of the people's hold take whatever action necessary for the public good unless expressly forbidden by law or the Constitution. ' I did not usurp power...
  • Roosevelt
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    The Square Deal: Social Reform to Avoid Disaster Sean DoyelPolitical Science 210 Professor Ware May 5, 2005 America at the turn of the century was a very different place than it is today. The industrial revolution had set into motion a series of events that empowered and enriched some and nearly enslaved others. Theodore Roosevelt's "Square Deal" was a necessary response to growing social unrest. A severely unequal distribution of wealth along with poor living and working conditions were leading...
  • Theodore Roosevelt
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    Ryan Walsh Hon. U.S. History 2 The Social Impact of Theodore Roosevelt In the post-Gilded Age, America needed a strong President to carry out and embellish upon the social reform and dismantle the corruption left by trusts. Taking over for the late President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was the upper-class proponent of the people willing to wage the crusade against big business with a boyish vigor to be admired by the entire world. His campaign for the layperson to avoid the extremes of swollen ...
  • Theodore Roosevelt
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    Theodore Roosevelt Speak softly and carry a big stick, [and] you will go far These were words said by and lived by Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt (or TR as they sometimes referred to him as) had a very big stick He used this big stick to make America an imperialist power to the world. His big stick was really all the power the United States of America had in its money, land, army and armed forces. No other world power would want to get in a conflict with the United States. So Theodore Ro...
  • Sustainable Use Of The Nation's Natural Resources
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    This Paper will outline President Theodore Roosevelt's role in helping to conserve our environment during his administration (1901-1909). It will also examine his theory of a stronger American democracy through environmental conservationism. "The movement for the conservation of wildlife, and the larger movement for the conservation of all our natural resources, are essentially democratic in spirit, purpose, and method". (Roosevelt 274) As president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt made ...
  • Theodore Roosevelt And Woodrow Wilson
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    Two Peas from Different Pods Two great men, two great presidents, led our nations to excellency and great success. Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson were hard working, intelligent men who were very familiar, but were also different in many aspects. Through their dedication to our country and their passion of politics they have made our country better. There were many similarities between Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. The special relationship with their fathers was a quality that the...
  • Theodore Roosevelt
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    U.S. History Spanish-American War With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, became the youngest President in the Nation's history. He brought new excitement and power to the Presidency, as he vigorously led Congress and the American public toward progressive reforms and a strong foreign policy. He took the view that the President as a "steward of the people " should take whatever action necessary for the public good unless expressly forbidden by law or the C...
  • Theodore Roosevelt And Woodrow Wilson
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    Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt's brand of conservatism were very similar. Wilson and Roosevelt were of socially secure background, even though, Wilson did go through a time of poverty and frustration. Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson both favored a laissez-faire style of government, although Wilson disliked the idea of a laissez-faire government at the beginning of his political career. Roosevelt and Wilson stood for the general welfare rather than any special interest. They both dis...
  • Alice Roosevelt
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    Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919), 26th president of the United States (1901-09), the first president to exploit the public dimensions of his office in an age of mass communications, a reform leader at home and a skilled diplomat abroad. In his lifetime Roosevelt became a personal model, particularly for the country's youth, in a way that no public figure has matched. He was one of the most popular presidents in American history. The son of a wealthy, socially prominent merchant, Roosevelt was bor...
  • Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt
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    Man of the century, Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt must be examined from the beginning since it is paramount to understand the man and his values, which is the foundation of his persona. Born naturally is a testament to the man and how he approached life and public office, tough, straightforward, and honest. Though this is a broad statement Theodore Roosevelt throughout his life overcame some enormous odds to succeed. As a child he was a sickly delicate boy suffering much from asthma and ...
  • Uncertain About Theodore Roosevelt As Their President
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    "We assert that no nation can long endure half republic and half empire, and we warn the American people that imperialism abroad will lead quickly and inevitably to despotism at home". Democratic National platform 1900 Born into the age of manifest destiny, Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth President of the United States, was probably the most domineering politician of the first half of the twentieth century. He was a hunter, a soldier, a cowboy, and a Statesman, his likeness forever carved i...
  • Roosevelt As The First President
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    The turn of the century has always been a big deal for modern civilizations. One hundred years of life is quite large compared with the average 70 or so given to most. Because of that, people tend to look in trends of decades, rather than centuries or millennia. When it does come time for a new century, when that second digit rotates, as it does so seldom, people tend to look for change. Events tend to fall before or after the century, not on top of it, and United States history, particularly, h...

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