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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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Teddy Roosevelt and Political Cartoons

- Since the mid-nineteenth century, American newspapers have used political cartoons to provide a unique commentary on current events. From 1884 to 1912, Teddy Roosevelt was the subject of many of these cartoons. As his political career progressed, so did his portrayal in these drawings. These changes not only show the evolution of Roosevelt, but also of the Republican (and later the Bull Moose) party. In most of the cartoons ranging from 1884 to 1899 highlight either Roosevelt’s investigation of politics or the reforms which he brought to both the national and New York government....   [tags: commentary on current events]

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Teddy Roosevelt : Giving America A Square Deal

- ... In 1888 Roosevelt was appointed to the U.S. Cicil Service Commission by Benjamin Harris. He was re-appointed in 1893 by Grover Cleveland. He very often clashed with other politics who wanted to ignore laws in oder to stay popular with the people. In 1895 he accepted the presidency of the New York City Police Board (Miller Center, sec. 3). Millercenter.org states that while president of the Police Board, “he demonstrated honesty in office, much to the displeasure of party bosses. He also cleaned up the corrupt Police Board and strictly enforced laws banning the sale of liquor on the Sabbath”(sec....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, William McKinley]

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An American President- Teddy Roosevelt

- An American President Leadership is something that as humans we strive to be good at. It’s a skill that can be fostered in school, homes and sports. As Americans we often turn to those in leadership positions to help us during troubling times. Many great leaders have been born out of grave tragedy, when one person can show strength, wisdom and courage we celebrate them. Our country is driven by men and women who are out into leadership roles. Congress and government have their fair share of both positive and negative leaders....   [tags: Leadership, Government, US President]

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Teddy Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

- Teddy Roosevelt and the Panama Canal Teddy Roosevelt was a man who liked to creat a stir wherever he went. He loved mingling with people to boost his own self-image.He loved to impress people with his cowboyism, his collection of guns, and his pintsize spectacles.Also, Roosevelt was a direct-actionist.He wanted to keep the country moving foward and preserve his public image at the same time. He wanted to display to his supporters that he could lead the country and be a jovial person simulataneously....   [tags: Papers]

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Teddy Roosevelt in the Progressive Era

- Teddy Roosevelt in the Progressive Era Progressivism originated as the optimistic vision that society was capable of improvement, and that continued growth and advancement were the nation's destiny. This, however, would require direct, purposeful human intervention in social and economic affairs. Progressive reformers wished to limit the disperse authority and wealth by empowering the government to regulate or break up trusts at both state and national levels. They also believed in the importance of social cohesion....   [tags: AP US History DBQ]

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Teddy Roosevelt

- Roosevelt, Theodore (American President) (c. 1858-1919) Roosevelt’s presidency began with the chaos of McKinley’s assassination in 1901, when Roosevelt was 43 years old, and ended after his second term, achieved by his election to President in 1904. Although Roosevelt’s selection as McKinley’s Vice-President was more of a political pay-off, and the New York political machine, fearing an independent Roosevelt, was more than ready to say good-bye to Roosevelt as Governor, Roosevelt is acknowledged by most historians as having waged a vigorous and winning campaign, while his presidential candidate seemed content to stay behind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Teddy Roosevelt

- Over the past 200 years, the United States of America has experienced many different types of presidents. Some were great presidents, and others were not so great. It is difficult to take on the role of presidency, since you have an entire country depending on you even when you sleep. Teddy Roosevelt took on this role as presidency in an extraordinary fashion. He was certainly one of the utmost presidents of the early 20th century, and is often thought to be one of the greatest presidents in United States history....   [tags: Biography]

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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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Review of The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America

- The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America is about Teddy Roosevelt’s attempt to save the beautiful scenery of the West. Roosevelt used his presidency as a springboard to campaign his want of protection for our woodlands, while doing this he created the Forest Service from this battle. In this book Timothy Egan explores the Northern Rockies to analyze the worst wildfire in United States history. This disaster is known as the “Big Burn,” the 1910 fire quickly engulfed three million acres of land in Idaho, Montana and Washington, completely burned frontier towns and left a smoke cloud so thick that it hovered over multiple cities even after the flames had been extinguished....   [tags: drought, details, awards]

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Does Teddy Roosevelt Deserve to be on Mount Rushmore

- George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt; each of these fine presidents’ faces are carved into the big mountain that we know to be Mount Rushmore. George Washington was our country’s first president: obviously. Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation: naturally. Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence: certainly. But Theodore Roosevelt; what exactly did he accomplish, what did he do. This nation’s 26th president, he is well known for many things....   [tags: American History]

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Teddy Roosevelt

- 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 lost his wife two weeks after the birth of their daughter on Valentines day 1884....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Roosevelt Teddy

- Roosevelt Teddy He first tried the law profession by enrolling in Columbia University. He did not enjoy it and soon left school. He published his first book in 1882 it was entitled “The Naval War of 1812”. He had begun work on it while still at Harvard. Then Teddy decided that he would try a career in politics. His first position was on the state assembly in the state of New York. He ran as a republican and won the position easily. At this position he did two major things: first he exposed a corrupt judge and secondly he learned to work with men from both parties....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Roosevelt, Immigration, and "Americanism"

- As one of the presidents during the Progressive Era, Theodore Roosevelt led the United States of America through a series of dramatic changes that interrupted the lives and ideologies that Americans during the time were more than familiarized with. Industrialization, women’s suffrage, the sexual revolution, imperialism, and “muckraking” journalism were just a few of the controversial, yet significant characteristics of this era. However, perhaps one of the largest and most vital influences during this time period came from the outside....   [tags: American History Theodore Teddy Roosevelt]

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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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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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Theodore Roosevelt And The President

- ... On December 10, 1906, he won the nobel peace prize for bringing peace in the Russo-Japanese war, reaching an agreement on immigration with Japan, and for sending the great White Fleet on a tour around the world. One of Theodore Roosevelt’s main categories was in conservation. Some of his main categories were making peace with Japan and Russia, conservation, and regulate corporate monopolies which also earned him the nickname Trustbuster. He established 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reserves, 4 national game preserves, 5 national parks, and 18 national monuments....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt]

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Theodore Roosevelt And Woodrow Wilson

- “The Election of Theodore Roosevelt, 1912” Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States, was one of the most influential presidents of all time according to many people. Teddy was in office for a total of 8 years or 2 terms. Theodore was sworn into office after the assassination of President William Mckinley by Leon Czolgosz in 1901. Later Roosevelt competed against Alton B. Parker in the 1904 presidential election and ultimately won. Theodore Roosevelt was a type of president that was a people person, as well as a very determined person....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson]

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Eleanor Roosevelt 's Influence On Society

- ... These press conferences were special and new due to the fact that only women were allowed to report. This created an immense amount amount of jobs for women in the news business because it encouraged news stations ,who formerly did not employ female reporters, to hire them. This led to an increase of women in the workforce. During FDR 'S first term as president, Eleanor Roosevelt attention was brought to the blatant fact that there were no female in government power. Eleanor Roosevelt pushed FDR to allow female cabinet members....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt]

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The Legacy Of Theodore Roosevelt

- ... Roosevelt began his political career in then New York Senate and later became assistant Secretary of the Navy because he supported the soon to be President Woodrow Wilson. This is “the same job his idol, Theodore Roosevelt, had used to catapult himself to the presidency” (F. Roosevelt Bio). F. Roosevelt received a political setback after failing to be elected to the United States Senate. He then jump to different political offices until become diagnosed with polio and lost the use of his legs....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, United States]

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The Legacy Of Theodore Roosevelt

- “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” The inspiring words of the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., was born on October 27th of 1858 in New York City. He was the second child of four children to parents Theodore Roosevelt Sr. and Martha Bulloch. Roosevelt was known to his family members as “Teedie” and was later called “Teddy,” to distinguish him from his father. However, the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt produced many other designations in which directly reflected his impact on the history of the United States....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, William McKinley]

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Franklin Roosevelt And The President Of The United States

- Cameron Hoelscher Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt was our 32nd President of the United States. Franklin was an American statesman and political leader that served from March 1933 until he died in April of 1945. As a Democrat, he was elected four times and was a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century; he led the United States during a large economic depression and total havoc. Being a very good leader of the Democratic Party, he built a New Deal Coalition that changed American politics after 1932....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, New Deal]

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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, ]

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Theodore Roosevelt : The President Of The United States Of America

- Kymani gardner 11.7.2014 Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was the 26th President of The United States Of America. He was a writer, a naturalist and a soldier. He stretched the forces of the administration and of the national government in backing of the general population enthusiasm toward clashes between huge business and work and guided the country to a dynamic part in world governmental issues. Theodore Roosevelt certainly helped the country in the right direction. He paved the way for reform, especially trust regulation....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, United States, Monroe Doctrine]

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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]

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The Documentary ' The Roosevelts '

- This week’s article is a break from the usual local philanthropy series in order to spotlight someone who is overwhelmingly inspirational- Eleanor Roosevelt. If you have not yet watched the Ken Burns documentary The Roosevelts; An Intimate History- you should. Besides being historically informative, this documentary reminded me of a woman that was a serious force to be reckoned with. As the saying goes, “They sure don’t make ‘em like they used to.” First Ladies have traditionally aligned themselves with very personal and important causes....   [tags: Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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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]

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Theodore Roosevelt : The President Of The United States

- ... It takes a special person to be a leader and Theodore Roosevelt was a person of courage he had thick skin in more ways than one. On October 12, 1912 Roosevelt was campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin a man standing in the crowd aiming a gun to his head, pulled the trigger hitting Roosevelt in the right chest. At first he didn’t realize he had been shot until noticing a hole in his overcoat. He checked under his coat his fingers were covered in blood. Fortunately, the bullet struck his case for his glasses and the copy of his speech, he refused to go to the hospital until he was done giving an 80 minute speech....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, United States]

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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 “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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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

- 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]

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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 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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Roosevelt: State Parks and The Preservation of Wildlife

- Theodore Roosevelt was born October 27, 1858 in New York City. His mother was Martha "Mittie" Buloch, who was a Southern Belle. She was rumored to have been a prototype for the Gone with the Wind character Scarlett O' Hara1. His father was Theodore "Thee" Roosevelt, Sr. who was of Dutch heritage. His family owned a successful plate-glass import business. Roosevelt, Jr. was homeschooled as a child due to illnesses and asthma. This gave him more time to pursue his passion with animal life. He had two other siblings....   [tags: american presidents, white house]

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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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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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Interesting Facts of Mississipi History

- The reason why I am writing this report of the state is to say some facts about Mississippi history. Mississippi is famous for the shrimp, cotton, and the famous river of the state. African American in Mississippi were not allow to vote because they were not allowed to register to vote. They have to fill out a 22 questionnaire that asked registrants to interpret the Mississippi constitution. Answers were verified by some illiterate registrars. But any Caucasian person wishing to register was allowed without questions....   [tags: heart and lung transplant, making of teddy bear]

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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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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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Roosevelt a Liberal and Hoover a Conservative

- Roosevelt a Liberal and Hoover a Conservative Thesis: Because the Great Depression quickly changed America's view of liberalism, Roosevelt can be considered a liberal and Hoover a conservative, despite occasionally supporting similar policies. Written for the Advanced Placement U.S. History Document Based Question from the A.P. test. Hoover The political shifts in American history during the last two centuries are often explained by Arthur Schlesinger's cyclical explanation of eras of public purpose followed by private interest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

- Biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Introduction FDR Changed the very idea of what it meant to be president of the United States. FDR used his genius political skills and charisma to direct this nation into his own dreams. His ability to communicate encouragement and confidence to the American people aided his presidency more than his legislations. Winston Churchill likened his first meeting with FDR to “uncorking a bottle of champagne.” All future presidents would be forced to reckon with his legacy....   [tags: American Presidents History Biographies Essays]

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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]

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Eleanor Roosevelt

- Although Eleanor Roosevelt served as first lady from 1932 to 1945, her influence lasted much longer than expected. Eleanor became her husband’s ears and eyes during her husband’s presidency and aided human rights during her entire life. She did what no other First Lady, or woman had dared to do before; she challenged society’s wrong doings. Many respected her; President Truman had called her “the First Lady of the World (Freedman, 168).” Eleanor Roosevelt was an amazing first lady who helped her husband, Franklin D....   [tags: biographies bio biography]

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Eleanor Roosevelt

- Eleanor Roosevelt Although shy and awkward as a child, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Born on October 11, 1884 to Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt, Eleanor suffered great loss early in life with t he death of both parents. After being raised by her grandmother, she met a distant cousin, falling in love and married Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1905. She bore 6 children, with one son dying during infancy due to influenza....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born January 30, 1882. He was the only child. His parents were James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. He was raised very fortunate because his family had a lot of money. Franklin, at age fourteen, attended Groton School. For his undergraduate degree he attended Harvard University. At Harvard he was elected editor-in-chief of the college paper. Franklin looked up to his distant cousin, Teddy Roosevelt. He wanted to be in office just like Teddy was. He ran for his first office in 1910 for New York’s state Senator....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Roosevelt vs. Wilson

- Roosevelt vs. Wilson 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 two men shared....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt

- Comparing Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt During the 20th century many different presidents went in and out of the doors of the White House serving the country the best they could. However, two of these men hold a place in American history as perhaps the greatest leaders that had ever served our country. Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson are two extraordinary men that symbolize the hope and aspirations of the American people during such a tumultuous time in United States history. Both of these men held leadership qualities like no other, had strong views for America, and held exceptional ideas on foreign policy....   [tags: Compare Contrast Papers]

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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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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Impacted Our Nation Like No Other President

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in New York. He was the proud son of James and Sara Roosevelt. Franklin received his middle name from his mother, whose middle name was also Delano. Throughout his younger years and even through adulthood the world he was brought up in was one that was full of privileges and knowing how important it was to have self-importance. During his formative years President Roosevelt never attended a regular school because his parents and personal tutors provided him with an education....   [tags: new deal, world war, fireside chats]

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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

- 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

- 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]

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The First Progressive President Of The Twentieth Century

- Beginning with the birth of the twentieth century, the United States was in a dilemma. America needed amelioration; the country had a tremendous amount of potential but was unable to put forth the necessary actions without the correct guidance. It was vital that the United States was pointed in the right direction or more problems would occur. America required political reform and the elimination of corruption caused by the government, thus, the time prevailed for the Progressive Presidents. The first progressive president was Republican Theodore Roosevelt....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson]

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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]

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The Progressive Era Of The Early Twentieth Century

- ... With the progressive movement comes the people participating in the movement, which were called progressives. While empowering women was the main goal at first, it later became about fixing society. There were many problems that the progressives wanted to reform in the 1900’s, one of them being poverty. The progressives believed that no children should be starving and on the street, and that they would do whatever it took to make sure that happened. While poverty was a main concern, the progressives were also trying to reform poor working conditions....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson]

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The Legacy Of The White House

- ... Two years later, in in 1886, he returned to New York, and married his childhood sweetheart, Edith Kermit Carow. Together they raised six children. In the meantime, he continued to foster his love of politics by running for mayor. Unfortunately, he lost the campaign. However, once again, this did not deter him. Roosevelt then served as a Civil Service commissioner, president of the New York City Police Board, and assistant secretary of the Navy. With his honesty in office, many party bosses where upset because they thought he would ignore the law in favor of partisan politics....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, United States]

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Answers to Questions Regarding WWII and Two Presidents of the US

- How did American involvement in World War II impact women and minorities. As the War begin, millions of factory jobs became vacant due to the need for soldiers in the military. A significant majority of American men went to fight in the war, which gave women and minorities an opportunity to fill the gap in labor. Mexican Americans and black Americans migrated from the South to Northern cities to fill manufacturing needs, while nearly 6 million women left their homes to work in the factories. Some black men even fought in the war, although they remained somewhat segregated from their white counterparts....   [tags: Roosevelt, Economy, Expansion]

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Questions On The 's Revolt 1898

- 1. Insurgent’s Revolt 1898 • The Insurgent’s Revolt was the Cuban revolt against Spain. Americans supported the Cubans and their fight for independence, so they tried to help them out. This ultimately led to the Spanish-American War where the Cubans were ultimately able to gain their independence. 2. Samuel “Golden Rule” Jones 1846-1904 • Samuel Jones was the Mayor of Toledo during the progressive era. Jones created the Ohio Oil Company which was bought by the Standard Oil Company. Joes was a strong advocate of the Golden Rule hence his nickname....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson]

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The Vermont Teddy Bear Co., Inc.: Challenges Facing a New CEO

- The Vermont Teddy Bear Co., Inc.: Challenges Facing a New CEO Introduction The Vermont Teddy Bear Company (VTBC) was founded in 1981 by John Sorinto. Unfortunately, for John, the company became too big for him to oversee since he was an entrepreneur. However, he gracefully stepped down in 1995 and supported the hiring of a new CEO that would lead the company into its future success (Vincelette, p. 27-3). One thing that has remained is the companies focus. The Vermont Teddy Bear's "...focus has been to design, manufacture, and direct market the best teddy bears made in America using quality American materials and labor." (p....   [tags: Business Analysis Market Strategy]

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Fdr 's Impact On The President Of The United States

- Firstly, FDR did not reach the white house the same way that his 5th cousin Teddy did. FDR had campaigned for the Presidency, against the incumbent Herbert Hoover. FDR was a Democrat; and felt that the government needed to do more to help its people. Hoover a Republican; did not believe in direct government intervention. He believed in voluntarism, asking working corporations to voluntarily improve working conditions and wages. In 1932, Roosevelt was elected president. On the other hand, Teddy instead, campaigned for Vice President in 1901, with President William McKinley....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States]

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Presidents Of The Great Presidents

- The United States has an extensive list of presidents that will be remembered in the history books as “great” presidents. However, what are the qualifications that give those presidents that title. It’s inarguable that these great presidents were visionaries, used strong military presence during their presidency, successfully resolved conflict, and were environmentally conscious. It is remarkable that all of the “great” presidents in United States history are known for being visionaries. It’s imperative for presidents to have strategies for the future and that they have policies planned on how to protect national security and improve the lives of their citizens....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States]

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Brave and Honorable Men

- The United States of America, in its short history, has given birth to numerous brave and honorable men. These men have helped shape and mold the country to what it is today. When someone thinks of men who have molded the United States, one might think of the Founding Fathers or early pioneers like Daniel Boone or Davy Crockett. One might also think of great presidents such as George Washington or Abraham Lincoln. These men laid the foundation of how the country should be led. There is one trait that all these great men possess, and that trait is determination....   [tags: United States, Roosevelt, determination, FDR]

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Eleanor Roosevelt

- Although she won much respect as the first lady Eleanor Roosevelt gained a lot of her international esteem as a civil rights activist long before that. Eleanor’s interest in politics did not begin when her husband began his career in politics. Once he was named to the Democratic ticket, as Vice President Eleanor became interested in politics. While Franklin was becoming governor of New York she was campaigning for him unknowing that she was advancing her political career as well. Once Eleanor became first lady it was already done she had made a name for herself politically....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Alfred Thayer Mah An Author And Strategist

- ... On February 15th, 1898 an explosion occurred in the Maine while it was anchored in the harbor of Havana. The ship sank, 266 people perished and accusations at the Spanish were thrown, especially after an investigation (erroneously) concluded the explosion was caused by an external force. The sinking of the Maine would become the catalyst that set in motion the events which would lead to the Spanish-American War (Divine 612). McKinley would come under pressure to go to war but was reluctant, wanting an armistice through diplomatic efforts instead....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, World War I]

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Sleeping With the Devil": U.S Intervention in Afghanistan

- At the turn of the twenty first century, the United States was hit on home ground creating another first for this nation. The enemy, an Afghani based terrorist organization, managed to hijack four airplanes, two of which were piloted into the World Trade Center. The death toll mounted into the thousands, and left America frantic. Twenty six days later, the U.S shortly followed by Anti-Taliban Northern Alliance, led a War on Terrorism in Afghanistan. This American-led invasion quickly dismantled the Taliban controlled government of Afghanistan....   [tags: taliban control, global police force, roosevelt]

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The Democratic Platform Of The United States

- ... Roosevelt paid back the European countries to avoid military action. Roosevelt created the Corollary so European countries wouldn’t overpower the smaller countries and take them over (MC sec. 6). TR once again showed toughness by avoiding war but at the same time he made the threat that the US would intervene if necessary. According to Millercenter.org Roosevelt believed, “that the United States had a global responsibility and that a strong foreign policy served the country 's national interest” (sec....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft]

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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ( Fdr )

- ... more children named James, Elliott, FDR Jr, and John Aspinwall Roosevelt, in that respective order. When Roosevelt turned 38 he became the running mate for James M. Cox, so he could learn more about what Cox had to do to become president. FDR was elected the 32nd President in 1933. Roosevelt’s first and second of four terms was from 1933-1936 and from 1937-1940 respectively. His vice president for these terms was John Nance Garner. At age 39 in 1921 he was diagnosed with Polio. This made his legs useless, and he was unable to find a cure....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt]

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Eleanor Roosevelt : A Personal And Public Life

- Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life J. William T. Youngs. Eleanor Roosevelt A Personal and Public Life. (Pearson Longman: New York. 2006), 265pp. J. William T. Youngs is a professor at Eastern Washington University. He specializations in U.S. History, American Wilderness, Early America, History of Disease, History and New Media, Public History. The thesis of this book is a look into the personal and public life of Eleanor Roosevelt. Eleanor Roosevelt, a renown philanthropist was the wife of the thirty-second president of the United States; Franklin Delano Roosevelt....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt]

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The Life Of Theodore Roosevelt

- This report is about the life of Theodore Roosevelt. I will describe important events that made him an important historical person. I will also describe his health issues when he was a boy. Lastly I will include a timeline of how he went from a weak and sick boy to a very physically strong president. Roosevelt was born in New York in 1858. As a young boy, Roosevelt spent a lot of time being home-schooled, due to his asthma. Doctors also discovered that his heart was weak, even though he lived a very active life....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, William McKinley]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt 's Life

- ... Roosevelt was reelected to the Senate in 1912 and gave support to Woodrow Wilson’s candidacy at the Democratic convention. Because of his support Wilson appointed Roosevelt the Secretary of the Navy from 1913-1920.. His energy and efficiency assisted him in specializing in the business side of the navy. This job helped prepare him for his job as Commander-in-Chief During the second World War. His popularity began to grow and he showed up as the vice President on the ticket of James M. Cox. The win went to Republican Warren Harding and Roosevelt returned to his private life....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt]

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Roosevelt Was A Bad Ass Enough Said

- ... He was born to his mother and father in the small city of New York, New York. He later grew that awesome moustache. He was actually a very sickly boy and was very frail. He was almost always sick, but that was no problem for his family was very wealthy. Which lead him into boxing, gymnastics, and weightlifting. Making himself bigger and stronger so no one would mess with him. When in bed sick once he witnessed Abe lincoln 's funeral procession. Once he was big and strong for the world he went off to school....   [tags: Theodore 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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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,]

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Theodore Roosevelt And The Great President

- Theodore Roosevelt was one of the greatest Presidents in United States history because of his progressive changes to our country. Every President had an impact on this country but Theodore Roosevelt had a major impact. His actions as President helped America become the wonderful country it is today. Theodore Roosevelt came from a wealthy family. His parents were Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt. His father was a noted businessman and philanthropist. His mother was from Georgia and came from a rich family that had owned a plantation with slaves (Cooper, 2012)....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States]

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President Roosevelt As A National Duty

- ... He said that “we can not, when the nation becomes fully civilized and very rich, continue to be civilized and rich unless the nation shows more foresight than we are showing at this moment as a nation” (Paragraph 8). To explain how important the foresight is for a country, he made a claim that the society cannot become civilized without foresight especially when the country is already highly developed. President Roosevelt imlied that, after industrial revolution, America already wass civilized and rich and they had to think futher to remain civilization....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft]

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Theodore Roosevelt Vs. Taft

- ... During his speech “A Confession of Faith”, President Roosevelt states that “Hours are excessive if they fail to afford the worker sufficient time to recuperate and return to his work thoroughly refreshed”. Roosevelt, in this same speech, also states that “We hold that the night labor of women and children is abnormal and should be prohibited; we hold that the employment of women over forty-eight hours per week is abnormal and should be prohibited”. Roosevelt loved the press and he ruled with energy and emotion....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography

- ... While in this position, Franklin D. Roosevelt, became a specialist with business operations and had helped with passing budgets with Congress. Roosevelt had also gone on to found the U.S. Naval Reserve. Soon Roosevelt wanted more, “he was restless in the position as ‘second chair’ to his boss, Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, who was less enthusiastic about supporting a large and efficient naval force.” (Franklin D. Roosevelt Biography). Roosevelt was not through with his political career and continued to strive to make it to the top....   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, United States]

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Eleanor Roosevelt 's Life Before The White House

- ... By the age of 10 (eight when she lost her mother) Eleanor had lost both of her parents (“Eleanor and Franklin” page 3). After Eleanor’s parents’ deaths, she and her two younger brothers were sent to live with their grandmother Mary Ludlow Hall in Tivoli, New York. Eleanor was educated by private tutors until the age of 15, and then she was sent to Allenswood Academy (a school in England for girls). While she was there she became particularly drawn towards the headmistress, Marie Souvestre. Souvestre promoted social responsibility and independence for young women....   [tags: Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt]

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Eleanor Roosevelt : A Great Leader Of Her Time

- ... When Franklin Roosevelt could no longer travel and meet with everyone on his own she stepped up to the plate. I consider this a wonderful strength that she and I share, adaptability. She saw what needed to be done and did it, for herself and for her husband, a task that she originally disliked, and avoided, she became an expert in because that is what needed to be done. I also believe that Eleanor was an arranger, because according to National Women 's History Museum. n.d. “No wife of any presidential candidate had ever been as publicly active or vocal as Eleanor, and in just under a decade, she had become one of the country’s most astute political strategists.” She became one of the to...   [tags: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt]

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