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    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

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    in America. Fighting in battles like that of Las Guasimas and San Juan Hill had been key points throughout the campaign in Cuba against Spain, and grew the notoriety of the Rough Riders. This reputation would eventually lead the Rough Riders into the history books and Theodore Roosevelt into the White House. The Rough Riders were formed in 1898 under Theodore Roosevelt’s command. Gathering men from Southwest states like Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas was the first challenge for Roosevelt

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    The Rough Riders

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    The Rough Riders Towards the end of the nineteenth century, William McKinley defeated Grover Cleveland for the presidency and there was a huge push for the United States of America to expand beyond its continental boarders. (Lorant, p. 281) With an enthusiasm for a new urge for international Manifest Destiny, the American people wanted to match Europe^s imperial power by making America^s weight felt around the world. (Boger p.714) The extent of expansionism was felt in the Pacific Ocean

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    Rough Riders

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    ROUGH RIDERS Ben Kerfoot 3/7/02 Per. 5 The Rough Riders were the most famous of all the units fighting in Cuba during the Spanish, American war. The Spanish, American war started by America wanting to expand their influence in the western hemisphere. To do that they would need to gain action politically or militarily in Cuba (a Spanish ruled country). The first battle of the war was The Battle of Manilla. Which was a naval strike on the Manila harbor. Led by Commander

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    Teddy Roosevelt

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    organization, having few credentials that were needed to become a member. (Roosevelt) Roosevelt did many beneficial things for his country, both as the President and as a soldier. One of the key features in his life was his involvement with the “Rough Riders” during the Spanish-American War, from April of 1898 to September of 1898. Prior to his involvement in the Spanish-American War, Roosevelt was the Secretary of the Navy. He resigned from that position to begin organizing the First Volunteer Calvary

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    Cuba: Then and Now

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    Cuba. At his Washington desk, Root spent considerable time keeping a sharp eye on the Cuban constitutional convention and directing the overall campaign.1 On the scene in Havana was Doctor Leonard Wood who had gone there as commander of the Rough Riders in 1898. His first major administrative task in Cuba after the war was in Santiago province where the death rate was two hundred a day, and the filth was terrible. After burning the dead bodies in town, he curtailed the inflation and cleaned up

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    during which time he stood as a principle advocate of expansionism. He initiated the invasion of Cuba without the Secretary's approval, and with it the Spanish-American war. (1897-1898) First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, also known as the "Rough Riders", during the Spanish American War, rising from lieutenant colonel to colonel. (May to September 1898) Governor of New York . During his term, which was abbreviated when he took the office of vice-president, he obtained laws that further removed

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    Mount Rushmore

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    country." Thomas Jefferson co-authored the Declaration of Independence. Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation. Theodore Roosevelt fought for the little man, was known for his brashness, and formed the Rough Riders, a cavalry unit during the Spanish-American War. These men were not only presidents, but more importantly they helped to shape this country and a mountain. This mountain was known as Mount Rushmore and it was located in South Dakota. Just as these

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    America the Spanish- American War for the Southwest was in formation. Roosevelt, wife and all, headed back home. Enlisted and prepared, Roosevelt headed South. On the path to victory, Roosevelt met up with Leonard Wood, together the created the Rough Riders Regiment (RRR). In 1898,the RRR, under the control of Roosevelt and Wood, lead the battle against San Juan, Puerto Rico to come out victorious. Both men returned home to a hero’s welcome happy to be alive. It was the dawning of the 20th century

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    Dirt Bikes

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    surfaces like roads or paved race tracks. These motorcycles are called road bikes. They are heavier, faster, and more powerful than off-road bikes. Off-road motorcycles, or dirt bikes, are lighter than road bikes. Dirt bikes are built to handle rough terrain like dirt, mud, and rocks. Not all people use dirt bikes for sport. Some people need their dirt bikes for work. “Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police ride Honda, Kawasaki, and Suzuki dirt bikes instead of horses.';(Motocross

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