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Theodore Roosevelt and His Contributions to the World - Theodore Roosevelt was a man that made great contributions to this world. He was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City. He was given the nickname Teddy by his family. His parents were Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt and he had three brothers and sisters. Their names were Anna, Elliot, and Corinne and they all had nicknames just like Teddy Roosevelt. In 1865 he watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession from his grandfather’s house. He attended Harvard College and graduated in 1880. His father died of stomach cancer before Teddy Roosevelt could graduate from college....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, presidents, USA, ] 779 words
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Theodore Roosevelt's Shaping of America - Theodor Roosevelt, our 26th president, was a gruff politician who had a huge impact on America. He is known for his accomplishments in the political, social, and business world during the Progressive Era. His accomplishments helped shape America, and because of this influence, he is one of the faces found on Mount Rushmore. Theodor Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858, in New York, New York. As a child he was frail and timid, and as a result, most of his education was through tutors in his home before he went to college....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, USA, history,] 1075 words
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The Career, Persona, and Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most influential people in the early 20th century. His leadership style, his reforms, and his personality shaped an America that was rapidly becoming a world power. Theodore Roosevelt is admirably remembered for his energetic persona, his range of interests and achievements, his leadership of the Progressive Movement, his model of masculinity and his “cowboy” image (). He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive Party of 1912 ()....   [tags: presidents, Theodore Roosevelt, history, USA, ] 696 words
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Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt - Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt are regarded as two of the greatest presidents that the United States of America has ever had. "Honest Abe" Lincoln is known for his part in abolishing slavery and reuniting the north with the south to end the Civil War. Lincoln began his presidency on March 4, 1861 and was murdered on April 15, 1865, (Compare Lincoln vs. Roosevelt) abruptly ending his term. "Teddy Roosevelt" was known as a valiant explorer and a great environmentalist. He became president in September 14, 1901 and left on March 4, 1909....   [tags: Teddy Roosevelt ]
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Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson - At the dawning of the twentieth century, a group of Americans began to feel dissatisfied over the negative impacts of the technological boom in the late nineteenth century. The rapid changes in technology rapidly altered the lives of Americans and the group believed that society and the economy had a lot of catching up to do. Supporters of progressivism had different ideas about changes in education, business regulation, conservation, prohibition, women’s rights, and other important issues. Two presidents took a strong role in trying to make changes in these areas during the Progressive Movement....   [tags: progressivism, progresive movement, roosevelt]
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Known to his family as “Teedie”, Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27, 1858. As a young man Roosevelt would struggle with illness and asthma and spend much time inside studying and preparing himself for the future. However, with the encouragement of his father and through strenuous exercise and a new found love for boxing he would soon overcome his physical obstacles. With his improved health and ever growing education he would soon move beyond the walls of his home and discover his love for nature, science and history....   [tags: Teddy Roosevelt, United States President]
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Pioneer for the Environment - I have always been fond of the West African proverb: “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt, the first Cowboy environmentalist. A man who would inspire generations of outdoorsmen to protect their local and national wilderness for their own children, so that they might one day hunt, fish, and hike those the same hillsides. Roosevelt was born in 1858 into a wealthy family with good connections in New York City. Since Theodore was a sickly kid, he spent a great part of his childhood on his own, collecting small wildlife specimens....   [tags: Green Movement]
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Era - Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the early 1900s. The turn of the century left Americans feeling more optimistic about life (Woog 4). People were honest and kind (Woog 5). The 1900s can be remembered as a happy time, but also a time of hardship for some Americans (Woog 5). Theodore Roosevelt, President 1901-1910, guided America in a way in which he created laws to help the social and economic problems of the time as well as improving politics by being a strong leader and recognizing the true needs of the country....   [tags: the Panama Canal, National Parks]
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party - During the turn of 19th century and the beginning of 20th century, Americans were going through a rapidly growing industries and corporations, corruption in the political system, and disorder in the structure of the country. It led to the reform of movement which ultimately led to the creation of a third party called the Progressive Party. It was also known as the “Bull Moose Party.” Some of the programs and policies that are still in existence today were created by The Progressive Party who reached their peak during the 1912 Presidential election (Milkis, p....   [tags: U.S. History]
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Theodore Roosevelt, an Brief Biography - “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed” this is a quote that describes the path Theodore took to lead his life. Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was the youngest president in the U.S history, he was almost 43 years old. Theodore Roosevelt came from a wealthy family, and had bad health. President Theodore Roosevelt’s hard life led him to became a great president. Theodore was born on October 27. 1858 in New York City on 28 East 20th Street....   [tags: President, Law, Politics] 896 words
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Before his image was blasted along a mountainside, Theodore Roosevelt engraved his presence into American history as a man of action. A man which would find himself in many positions of responsibility and authority. Roosevelt’s reputation as a leader had been proven in the oval office and on horseback riding toward the frontlines. His progressive policies both foreign and domestic, launched the United States into a new era which would set the tone and give the nation the momentum it would need for years to come....   [tags: New York, Politician, President] 1454 words
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The Rough Rider: Theodore Roosevelt - The Rough Rider: Theodore Roosevelt In the early 1900's, Theodore Roosevelt blessed the world with Rough Riders, a "biography" of sorts that tells of Roosevelt's experiences leading the illustrious 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, better known as the Rough Riders in the Spanish-American War. The Rough Riders were assembled by Roosevelt, who looked for specific traits in his men. The traits of these men were considered to be the model of masculinity in Roosevelt's time and it was this cultural view of maleness that formed what Roosevelt considered to be the best group of soldiers ever assembled....   [tags: US American History Roosevelt] 929 words
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - The definition of progressive is a reformer who wanted to improve American life. Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive president in terms of his stance on business, foreign policy, and preservation because he has shaped the modern presidency by being a trustbuster, getting involved with foreign affairs, and preserving wildlife. In terms of business, Theodore Roosevelt was progressive. As he was coming into office in 1901, he faced an America with a rapidly growing population, and urbanization. There were many problems that came with having more people and more business....   [tags: American History, US President]
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was born on October 27, 1858. Theodore or “Teedie” as he liked to be called was born in New York City to his parents, Theodore “Thee” Roosevelt Sr. and Martha “Mittie” Bulloch. His parents both coming from different heritages, his father of Dutch heritage, and his mother, a Southern Belle, we’re owners of a successful plate-glass import business. When Theodore Roosevelt was a young boy, he wasn’t fond of the nickname Teddy, so his family members and close friends called him “Teedie.” As a young boy, Teedie spent a lot of time inside, due to his many illnesses and asthma....   [tags: teedie, new york, law school]
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt deserves to be inducted into the Hall of Fame because of his historic presidency and his work as a political activist helping to change the United States of America into the great nation it is today. Teddy Roosevelt made many monumental decisions and made many projects a success because of his determination and his ideas to better our great nation. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York. He was always as hard worker but after his father died during his second year at Harvard, which only inspired him to work even harder and continue on to a law degree at Columbia University....   [tags: hall of fame, bull moose party]
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Theodore Roosevelt New Nationalism - On August 31, 1910, former President Theodore Roosevelt visited Osawatomie, Kansas to give a speech and participate in a memorial dedication. (Hennessy, 1910). Roosevelt had declined to run for re-election to the presidency in 1908, deciding to exit politics and go on a yearlong African safari (Ellis, 2001, p. 284). Frustrated with President Taft’s actions, Roosevelt reentered political life in 1910 (Mowry, 1939). In the Osawatomie address, Roosevelt introduced his idea for a New Nationalism. Many of the speech’s components became the bedrock of the Bull Moose campaign used by the Progressive Party in the 1912 election (Spring, 1970)....   [tags: American History]
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt I wonder about Theodore Roosevelt. My interest in Theodore Roosevelt was because of a brief lesson on him in Social Studies class. This Wonder Project falls into the category of Social Studies because this is a biography about Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States of America. Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York in 1858 and died in 1919. As a young boy, he was often spending many of his days reading. Either Theodore or his family knew that the reason for his illness was severe asthma....   [tags: biography] 521 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - As the 26th president of the United States and also the youngest president ever elected, Theodore Roosevelt faced many challenging decisions, but he knew how to handle them. He fought for what he believed and never backed down from that belief. Theodore Roosevelt faced challenging circumstances while growing up which made many consider him to be frail and not likely to succeed; however, he came to be known as a notable statesman, military leader, governor, vice-president of the United States, and finally the most powerful leader in the free world, President of the United States of America....   [tags: Biography]
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt was an inspiring man; he was not just one of United States greatest presidents, but one of the most important in the U.S. history. His life was the most adventurous and interesting of all the presidents. He was an explorer, a hunter, a rancher, a naturalist, an author, and a soldier. He was the first president-reformer in the modern era. All the courage he had, helped him gain or capture the public’s imagination like no president had done before since Andrew Jackson. He was a progressive leader and a great nationalist that made more extensive the presidency’s power at the expense of the states, the Congress, and large business....   [tags: Biography]
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Theodore Roosevelt - The 26th president of the United States of America was Theodore Roosevelt. He was a man known for many things two of them being, the building of the Panama Canal and his relationship to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. But he accomplished much more than these simple feats. He was a man possessed by an energy that was rivaled by few, all of his various exploits were discussed in the book ‘The Seven Worlds of Theodore Roosevelt” by Edward Wagenknecht. In this work Edward discusses Theodore Roosevelt in seven different “worlds.” They are the worlds of action, thought, human relations, family, spiritual values, public affairs, and war and peace....   [tags: Literary Review ]
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Theodore Roosevelt - Introduction Climbing his way up from the chair of vice president in 1900, the following year he was elected as the nation’s twenty-sixth president of the United States; he is none other than Theodore Roosevelt. His speeche has spread all across the nations and his contribution is one to remember. He achieved the position of governor of New York before for he has helped lead the Rough Riders to fame during the war of Spanish-American War in 1898. As the president, he supported progressive reforms such as greater government control over business and the conservation of nature....   [tags: I don't think this is in essay form.]
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Theodore Roosevelt: Fearless - Theodore Roosevelt was America’s twenty-sixth and youngest President and is remembered for his extraordinary leadership, his many achievements and his enthusiastic and energetic personality. During his time of presidency (1901-1909), Theodore Roosevelt expanded the power of the presidency, changed many things in government and helped resolve many problems, which lead him to be recognized as one of America’s best presidents. He had a passion for natural history and travel, which accompanied him throughout his entire life (SparkNotes Editors)....   [tags: Spanish American War, Republican]
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President Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States (serving from 1901 to 1909), was born October 27th, 1858, in New York City, and died January 6th, in Oyster Bay, New York.1 He is considered the first modern President because he significantly expanded the power and influence of the executive office, rather than Congress, which had been the seat of governmental power since the Civil War.2 As President, Theodore Roosevelt challenged the ideas of limited government and individualism, advocating government regulation in order to create social and economic justice in the United States.3 Theodore Roosevelt is most famous for his trust-busting crusade, the building of the Panama C...   [tags: US President, American History, Teddy]
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President Theodore Roosevelt - President Theodore Roosevelt was the outmost incredible president of our nation. He cared about every aspect of our country. He was remarkable, brilliant, and strong. He brought something different to the table of the presidential legacy. His personality, however was like no other, he was an impossible act to follow. He also was impetuous and did not hesitate to work around the regulations to get what he wanted. With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt stepped up to become the youngest president in our nation’s history at the mere age of forty three....   [tags: Biography]
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Theodore Roosevelt, A Brief Annotated Bibliography - Brinkley, Douglas. The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America. New York : HarperCollins, 2009. This Roosevelt biography is written with an emphasis on tracing the role he played as a conservationist. This is important to understanding Roosevelt’s motivations in his decisions regarding business and the environment. Brinkley’s focus on Roosevelt’s crusade for the natural environment offers an alternative to an “anti-business” president. The book also details Roosevelt’s successes and legacy....   [tags: personal beliefs, biography]
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Theodore Roosevelt Biography - Born October 27, 1858, Teddy Roosevelt has become one of the most noted presidents of the United States. Mr. Roosevelt was born in New York City to philanthropist, Theodore Roosevelt and socialite Martha Stewart Bulloch. He had an older sister named Anna, a younger brother named Elliot and a younger sister named Corinne. Teddy was often ill as a child, suffering from asthma and had to sleep propped up. These illnesses never stopped young Teddy, though. He was always energetic and later started boxing to try to help his poor physical condition....   [tags: president of the United States, republican party]
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris - Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York on October 27 1858. His family was one of the wealthiest families of Ney York at that time. His father was Theodore Sr. His mother’s name was Martha Bulloch, but everybody called her Mittie. His family had moved to America from Holland in 1648. He grew up in a neighborhood by present day Gramercy Park in Manhattan. This was where the richest families lived in New York. Although he had plenty of money and a helpful family, he faced many difficulties and problems as both a child and later as an adult....   [tags: biography, perseverance]
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Theodore Roosevelt Should be on Mount Rushmore - The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located in Black Hills, South Dakota. Carved on the side of this granite mountain are the faces of four well known presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Each man earned their place on the mountain for their mark in presidential history. Some might wonder if Theodore Roosevelt belongs on this great memorial and what he did to deserve this honor. His is probably most remembered for his brazen way of getting things done in the White House, but as the 26th president of The United States, Roosevelt should be credited for many of his achievements that we are still appreciating today....   [tags: american presidents, american history]
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Theodore Roosevelt: An Environmental “Teddy Bear” - Defined by his roughness on his approach to politics and characterized by his soft vulnerability in his private life, Theodore Roosevelt’s enigmatic personality captivated hundreds along the years. The “Rough Rider”, “The Bull Moose”, and the Progressive President. The man that herd America’s recovery using the “Big Stick” policy. Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York City, in October 27 1858, he was a curious young man, a public service oriented person, and politics were his passion. Equally devoted to his family and the environment made him a driven and unique character in History....   [tags: Politics, Private Life, Biography, US President]
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Theodore Roosevelt and a Strengthened Presidency - Theodore Roosevelt and a Strengthened Presidency Theodore Roosevelt has been recalled as one of our most forceful Presidents. The reason for his reputation of strength rested on his ability to get things done, both domestically and abroad. His policies resulted in a strengthened executive branch. Roosevelt inherited the Presidency after the unfortunate death of President McKinley in 1901. One of his earliest displays of Federal power came in 1902 with the Pennsylvania coal strike. His efforts at negotiation marked the first time that the Federal government stepped in to resolve a labor dispute with the intention to protect all concerned, as opposed to favoring industry over workers and th...   [tags: Papers] 951 words
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Theodore Roosevelt: One of Our Greatest President - ... Edith gave birth to five children: After he returned to New York, Roosevelt started continued writing and published The Naval War of 1812, in 1882 (Miller Center). Roosevelt also wrote, The Life of Thomas Hart Benton in 1887, The Life of Gouverneur Morris in 1888, and The Winning of the West which had four volumes, 1889-1896. Theodore wrote various other books adding up to forty-five books in all (Unites States. National Park Service. History: Theodore Roosevelt: Rancher). After returning from the Dakota Badlands, Teddy started participating in politics once again....   [tags: hunting enthusiast, FDA, biography]
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What Made Theodore Roosevelt a Great Leader? - ... He was elected govenor in 1898. In 1900 he was nominated for vice president. He was able to help reelect President William McKinley Junior, helping to campaign to the Republican Party and helping them to see him as a viable candidate. Roosevelt then became the United State McKinley's win was short lived after he was assassinated in 1901. Roosevelt then became the president of the United States of America. After McKinley was assassinated Roosevelt became President (he was McKinley's vice president at the time)....   [tags: human condition, president, government]
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Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt - Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt were two of America’s great presidents. This is why I feel that both men were equally important in what they did and said they would do. Both in their own ways have added a little of what makes this country what it is today. Both had their own beliefs of how reform, empowerment of the people and foreign policy should be accomplished. As president, the main goal was to do what they felt best for the American people. In doing so, how different could they really be....   [tags: Papers] 434 words
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Theodore Roosevelt: The Great Environmentalist - Theodore Roosevelt: The Great Environmentalist 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 conservation a central policy issue of his administration....   [tags: History] 2026 words
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Major Influence on Foreign Affairs - Born on October 27, 1858, in New York City, Roosevelt grew up in poor health. He ailed from asthma and other activity limiting diseases. Despite this, he tried to exercise and box growing up to attempt to improve his health. Roosevelt was born into an old Dutch family that had settled in America in 1644.1 In his youth, Roosevelt was able to have the experiences of traveling to Europe and Egypt due to the wealth of his family. His father, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., was a wealthy merchant and his mother, Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, was a Georgia Southerner sympathetic to Confederate ideals....   [tags: Biography] 990 words
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Presidential Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Presidential Biography of Theodore Roosevelt Ascension To The White House As Governor of New York, Roosevelt would once againl stand on his own and distance himself from the political bosses and machines that got him elected. The head of the Republican machine, Thomas Platt, had misgivings about making Roosevelt governor of New York because of Roosevelt's total independence and his reform nature. But in the gubernatorial race of 1898, with the bad press the Republican Party was receiving, there seemed to be no one else who had a chance....   [tags: American Presidents History Governmental Essays] 4319 words
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The 26th President of The United States: Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt became the 26th president of the United States in 1901 after the assassination of William McKinley. INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City to Theodore “Thee” Roosevelt, Sr. and Martha “Mittie” Bulloch. Throughout his young life he was known to friends and family members as “Teedie” because he was not very fond of the nickname “Teddy.” As a young boy he spent a lot of his time being homeschooled in their handsome, four-story brownstone house on East 20th St....   [tags: Biography, Politics]
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Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States of America - Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States of America was born on October 27, 1858. He was born in New York City, New York to his parents Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt. When he was little he had many health problems, such as asthma. He also had chronic stomach pains and headaches. Because of these problems, he didn’t go outside often, so he stuck to reading books and other types of indoor entertainment. When he was eighteen years old he moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and applied to Harvard University....   [tags: indoor entertainment, oyster bay]
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Progressive Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson - The Progressive Movement that occurred during the early 20th century was a time of major reform in the United States of America. During this time, there was a group of activists that referred to themselves as the Progressives, and they sought to change society for the people. The way that they intended to do this was change through their ideals of democracy, efficiency, regulation, and social justice. With this movement came the election that changed the course of America’s history “…demonstrating a victory for progressive reforms as both Progressive candidates accounted for 75 percent of all the votes” (Bowles)....   [tags: American political history] 869 words
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Theodore Roosevelt's Contributions To American Political Thought - Theodore Roosevelt's Contributions to American Political Thought Throughout his tenure as a civil servant, Theodore Roosevelt perpetually involved himself in matters of reform. Well read and well traveled, Roosevelt expressed his wide array of political thought out of experience as well as an underlying desire to see the United States establish itself as a world power under the ideals of a democratic republic—a wolf amongst sheep on the world scene. The nation's twenty-sixth president laid the framework for foreign policy as we know it....   [tags: Roosevelt President US American History] 1880 words
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Theodore Roosevelt Administration: Fighting Corruption and Big Businesses - ... Mitchell went ahead, approached the president and requested him to form a mediation council. However, ironically the employees and even Baer refused arbitration. Under the pressure from American citizens and Republican and not considering his actions, Roosevelt came up with a plan of replacing the strikers with army troops to start mining coal again if they could not come to a consensus. Luckily, Elihu Root, the War secretary was able to prevent disaster; working with J.P. Morgan who was a banker convinced the minors to take independent arbitration....   [tags: blue collars, antiquities act] 1230 words
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Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt's Imperialistic America - American taking part in imperialism gained its motion from both economic and cultural justifications that stemmed from America's history of expansion; American imperialism only varied slightly in the first few generations of presidents as we will explore sampling from Theodore Roosevelt's presidency on into Woodrow Wilson's presidency. American's previous western expansion became the breeding grounds for American imperialistic justification. Though cultural justifications were used to keep the public interest in support of imperialism economic justifications were viewed as more important throughout the history of imperialism, even in uniting the similarities of Theodore Roosevelt's and Woodr...   [tags: economic and cultural justifications] 1172 words
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Comparison: William Jennings Bryan &Theodore Roosevelt - The United States has a long history of great leaders who, collectively, have possessed an even wider range of religious and political convictions. Perhaps not unexpectedly, their beliefs have often been in conflict with one another, both during coinciding eras, as well as over compared generations. The individual philosophies of William Jennings Bryan, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, with regard to America’s roles in world affairs and foreign diplomacy; are both varied and conflicted. Despite those conflicts however, each leader has left his own legacy behind, in terms of how the U.S....   [tags: U.S. Leaders, World Affairs]
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Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal - Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal Theodore Roosevelt may be one of the most powerful presidents that attacked Trusts1 and corporations to make them just so that everyone could prosper. Thayer, a friend of Roosevelt wrote, ". . .he took the deepest personal satisfaction in fighting the rich and the soulless corporations. . ." (Thayer). This led into the 1920's a prosperous decade in which people received "new money." Theodore Roosevelt stressed more for people to be responsible than to be autonomous, or, in other words, to help others besides helping yourself....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt - Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt Throughout the ages there have been many great leaders. These leaders are powerful in many ways, with a strong control over the people, and a place in history. But who would have guessed that two cousins would be some of the greatest government figures ever. Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt, both American presidents, both American Heroes. Without these dignitaries, the American advancement into the present day would be incomplete and/or impossible....   [tags: American History Presidents Essays] 1895 words
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Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - After the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt inherited a growing empire when he took office in 1901. The U.S. had annexed Hawaii in 1898 and Spanish-American War granted the U.S. control of the Philippines. It also led the U.S. to establish a protectorate over Cuba and grant territorial status for Puerto Rico. By taking on the Philippine Islands as an American colony after the Spanish-American War he had ended the U.S.'s isolation from international politics. Theodore Roosevelt believed that nations should pursue a strenuous life and do their part to maintain peace and order....   [tags: American History] 829 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was a strong leader and ruled with an iron fist as a president. He conquered the frontier and went on to conquer other countries as well. Roosevelt was a born leader. During his childhood he overcame his sickness by exercising and participating in outdoor activities. After Theodore graduated from Harvard he went straight into politics. He began his career as the president of the New York Board of Police Commissioners. Later Roosevelt continued his career as an assistant secretary of the navy in Washington....   [tags: American History]
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Theodore Roosevelt - The most important person in American history is Theodore Roosevelt. During his life, he made a great impact on America. Roosevelt was the 26th president and fought in the Spanish-American War, also known as the Cuban War. He was the most influential person who supported the completion of construction of the Panama Canal. One of the first and most important National Parks, Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, was named after him too. During his presidency, he inspired many. If it was not for Theodore Roosevelt, our society would not be as advanced as it is today....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio] 1182 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - 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 was always sick, a nanny tutored Roosevelt until he was old enough to attend college (Kent 14)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1840 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was fond of quoting an old African proverb that admonished people to "speak softly and carry a big stick." Ironically, it was his thunderous voice that made him president, earned him enemies and brought him friends. That voice also made him the bulwark of the Progressive Movement. On October 27, 1858, Roosevelt was born on East Twentieth Street in New York City to Martha Bulloch, who he described as a "sweet gracious, beautiful Southern Woman" and Theodore Roosevelt Sr., who he wrote was "the best man I ever knew." Roosevelt was born into wealth, with his father a henchman of the family firm, Roosevelt & Son....   [tags: Presidents History Essays] 4309 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - During the early 1900’s the president of the United States of America was a man called Theodore Roosevelt. Although he began his term as president with the death of President McKinley, his period in the White House turned out to be one of the most progressive periods in American history. His progressive policies influenced the direction that the country would take in the twentieth century. In the following paper I will explain several of Theodore Roosevelt’s progressive polices. Specifically I will deal with his labor policies and his new nationalism policy....   [tags: essays research papers] 1493 words
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Roosevelt's Legacy - Theodore Roosevelt was a man uniquely fitted to the role that he played in American history. He became President of the United States at the crucial crossroads of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. At the turn of the century, the U.S. had faced countless problems as the result of the industrial revolution's effects on society and politics. Reform was needed and it took a man of great vision and ambition to make the changes the American public sought to gain. Roosevelt was the type of man needed by America to improve standards of living, earn purity in democracy, create fairness in business practice, protect the natural environment and earning the respect of foreign nations...   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt] 1160 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - 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 born in New York City on October 27, 1858....   [tags: Biography] 1760 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt the 26th president of the United States, was born at 33 East 20th Street in New York on October 27, 1858.His father was a man of some wealth and importance in civic affairs. A prosperous family like the Roosevelts had a better than most people in that era. At eight years of age he was sickly and delicate and then his interest in natural-history started at this early age. Through sports and outdoor living, he became rugged and a love of the strenuous life that he never lost....   [tags: essays research papers] 902 words
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A History of the Progressive Party in the United States - Progressive Party The Progressive Party was created as a result of President Theodore Roosevelt. They were mostly focused on getting America's financial system back to usual and making essential modifications. Progressive Party of 1912 had been called a political party in the United State and it was created by a split in the Republican Party. This was created by Theodore Roosevelt when he lost the Republican nomination to the ins office President William Howard Taft and drew his delegates out of the conference (Mowry, 1946-1960)....   [tags: Presdient Theodore Roosevelt]
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The First President of the Progressive Era - At the beginning of the twentieth century, started the beginning of what we like to call the Progressive Era. President Theodore Roosevelt (26th president), President William Taft (27th president), and President Woodrow Wilson (27th president) were all progressive reformers who formed many policies that our nation, today, still abides by. The first president of the Progressive Era was President Theodore Roosevelt, many people in his family and then all across America liked to call him “Teddy” for short....   [tags: theodore roosevelt, william taft] 540 words
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Theodore Roosevelt vs Woodrow Wilson - Compare and contrast the foreign policies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Which do you think was a more effective president. Why. In foreign affairs, the "white man's burden" helped to justify Roosevelt's "New Imperialism" in foreign policy. Uncivilized nations would gain eventual independence once they had conformed to the American model of government and democracy. Roosevelt's corollary to the Monroe Doctrine set up the U.S. as policeman in the western hemisphere. Under TR, the U.S. empire extended to include the Philippines, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays] 876 words
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