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Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York City in 1858, the second of four brothers and sisters. ... Partly because of a severe asthmatic condition, Theodore was educated by private tutors until 1876, when he entered Harvard College. ... Even though he won the primary election he was not nominated by the Republican Party, so he made a new group, the Progressive Party or Bull Moose Party. Since the Republican Party was split Wilson won the presidency. ... To this day Theodore Roosevelt is remembered as one of the strongest and most vigorous presidents in United States history....
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SolomonApril 16, 1998Second periodRobert WhiteTheodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United states Was the youngest President in the nations history. he took office at the age of 42. ... Platt, needing a hero to draw attention away from scandals in New York State, accepted Roosevelt as the Republican candidate for governor in 1898. ... Roosevelt steered the united States more actively into world politics. ... His corollary to the monroe Doctrine prevented the establishment of foreign bases in the Caribbean and arrogated the sole right of intervention in Latin America to the United States....
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On East Twentieth Street, New York Martha Bulloch Roosevelt gave birth to Theodore Roosevelt, Sr.'s second child and first son Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. ... On January 24, 1882, when a fellow Republican stood up and suggested that the minority party compromise with the majority to beat the Tammany impasse Roosevelt leaped to his feet and gave his first speech on the floor. ... Therefore, Theodore Roosevelt became the twenty-sixth president of the United States. ... When Roosevelt failed to win the nomination of the Republican party in 1912 for reelection his supporters bolted from the pa...
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A strong nationalist and a resourceful leader, Theodore Roosevelt gloried in the opportunities and responsibilities of world power, and during his years in office he greatly expanded the power of the presidency. He especially enlarged the United States role in the Far East and Latin America. ... He quickly distinguished himself for his integrity, courage, and independence, and upon his retirement in 1884 he had become the leader of the Republican party's reform wing. ... He settled an old Alaskan boundary dispute with Canada on terms favorable to the United States. ... The United States, ...
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Theodore Roosevelt Biography Theodore Roosevelt On October 27, 1858, in New York Martha Bulloch Roosevelt gave birth to Theodore Roosevelt, her second child and first son. ... Because of this, Theodore always admired his father that would protect him. ... Theodore made it home only hours after his father had died. ... When he returned to New York, Roosevelt was offered, the Republican nomination for Mayor of New York. ... But this prove...
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The Progressive movement was fortunate to receive support from the President of the United States consecutively for three different Presidents. Theodore Roosevelt was the first president of the United States to support progressivism, although he considered himself a devote member of the Republican Party. ... "Theodore Roosevelt adopted a cautious version of progressive reform. He cultivated party leaders in Congress, and he steered away from such political thickets as the tariff and banking issues." ... United States (1905), a decision against the "beef trust" through which most of the meat ...
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The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt The turn of the century has always been a big deal for moderncivilizations. ... Events tend to fall before or afterthe century, not on top of it, and United States history, particularly, hashad a tendency for sudden change at the century marks. ... AfterRoosevelt, the United States would remain a superpower, chiefly interestedin all the world's affairs for at least a century (Barck 1). ... It is necessary, though, to show how the United States wasprogressing, and how Roosevelt's presence merely helped to catalyze theprogression. ... The pr...
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This party was then reformed in 1848 to make the Free Soil party1, this party was to focus on a specific issue - the opposition to the extension of slavery into United States territories. ... Out of the this upheaval sprang the God sent Republican Party, a new party dedicated to states' rights and a restricted role of government in economic and social life.As the Republican party emerged the country was in political realignment. ... This ordinance abolished slavery from those territories of the United States lying north of the Ohio River. ... The Republican Party, meeting in Chicago, M...
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The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt The turn of the century has always been a big deal for moderncivilizations. ... Events tend to fall before or afterthe century, not on top of it, and United States history, particularly, hashad a tendency for sudden change at the century marks. ... AfterRoosevelt, the United States would remain a superpower, chiefly interestedin all the world's affairs for at least a century (Barck 1). ... It is necessary, though, to show how the United States wasprogressing, and how Roosevelt's presence merely helped to catalyze theprogression. ... The pr...
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Theodore Roosevelt And the Modern PresidencyI.Early Political CareerDespite ridicule from his educated and respectable friends, Roosevelt entered politics immediately after graduating from Harvard College in 1880. ... When the United States went to war against Spain in 1898, Roosevelt resigned and organized a group of volunteers called the Rough Riders. ... In 1904 the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, sided with Roosevelt, ruling that the Northern Securities Company had indeed violated the Sherman Antitrust Act.b.Settling StrikesIn May 1902 the United Mine Workers (UMW) called a strike of the m...
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On October 27, 1880, Theodore Roosevelt walked down the aisle. ... Boss Tom Platt, needing a hero to draw attention away from scandals in New York State, accepted Roosevelt as the Republican candidate for Governor in 1898.Roosevelt won and served with distinction. ... Roosevelt steered the United States moreactively into world politics. ... His corollary to the Monroe Doctrine prevented the establishment of foreign bases in theCaribbean and arrogated the sole right of intervention in Latin America to the United States. ... To reporters he onceremarked that he felt as fit as a bull moose, the n...
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Resignedly, she accepted many of her husband's most disruptive decisions, such as his break with the Republican Party in 1912. ... Details of Presidential LifeSeptember 14, 1901 Roosevelt took the oath of office at Buffalo and became the twenty-sixth President of the United States. ... During the last two years of Roosevelt's presidency, Republican leaders defied him almost continuously. ... On January 6, 1919, Theodore Roosevelt died at home in his sleep. ... (Oxford 1975).Markham, Lois, Theodore Roosevelt (Chelsea House 1985).Miller Nathan, Theodore Roosevelt: A Life (Morrow 1992)M...
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I was born in New York City, on October 27, 1958, as the son of Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt. ... (Roosevelt) While I served in this capacity, the United States was in the midst of what was soon to be a war with Spain. Cuba wanted to break free from Spanish rule and the United States government wanted to help. ... One option was to seek the nomination of Vice-President of the United States on the Republican ticket with William McKinley. ... (Whitelaw 122) Nevertheless, in 1903, the United States got a break when the Panamanians broke away from Columbia. ...
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Fast Fact: Woodrow Wilson tried in vain to bring the United States into the League of Nations. ... Two years later, Woodrow Wilson, the Democratic, progressive governor of the state of New Jersey, campaigned against Taft, the Republican candidate, and against Roosevelt who, rejected as a candidate by the Republican convention, had organized a third party, the Progressives. ... Conservation as the Guardian of DemocracyFast Fact: Theodore Roosevelt, nature lover and conservationist, championed the strenuous life. Biography: With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not qu...
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The Republican's we split between two candidates, William H. Taft and Theodore Roosevelt. ... The newly gathered Progressive Party, who were basically Republican, stormed out of the convention and declared it a "fraud." ... they gathered together and urged Roosevelt to lead a new party. Roosevelt did not think twice, he happily agreed and was nominated for candidate of the Progressive party. ...
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The Progressive Era Progressivism in the United States took place in the period between the Spanish-American War and the entry of the United States into the great World War. ... It was marked by Theodore Roosevelt's 7 and a half years in office, the Rough Rider put it upon himself to make the first strides towards reform. ... The progressive movement was initiated by liberals in both political parties, the fight for government reform can be traced back to Liberal Republicans(An Oxymoron, Mr. ... During this time presidents like Roosevelt and William Howard Taft tried to regulate and contr...
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The party adherents of the progressive movement (called progressives whether their party affiliation was Democratic or Republican) endeavored to make government organization and processes on the federal, state, and local levels more democratic and to foster legislation that would directly benefit the people economically and socially.The period made memorable by Theodore Roosevelt began in the 1901 and lasted for the almost twelve years during which he and William H. ... For close to eight years the exuberant style of Roosevelt gave a new meaning to the presidency. His hand-picked successor, T...
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Her uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt gave her away at her wedding. ... A powerful and unusual campaigner, Roosevelt went along dirt roads in an open red Maxwell automobile, asking for votes from normally Republican farmers, and won a seat as a Democrat in the New York State senate. ... The Roosevelt name and his progressive image won him the party's Vice-President nomination in 1920 on the ticket with the conservative newspaper publisher Gov. ... Franklin as Commander and ChiefFranklin wanted to keep the United States out of World War II. ... Franklin encouraged the development of a...
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During this time in his life FDR greatly looked up to "Cousin Teddy" known by others as Theodore Roosevelt, the United States 26th President (1901 - 1909). ... FDR greatly admired "Cousin Teddy," he was his role model and he had now set Franklin Roosevelt with another goal at which to aim - the highest office in the United States.During Franklin Roosevelt's final year at Harvard University he became engaged to Theodore Roosevelt niece, Eleanor Roosevelt. ... The United States faced it biggest crisis since the civil war as more that 20 million were unemployed. When President Hoover and the...
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Lincoln's issuance of the proclamation marked a radical change in his policy; Historians regard it as one of the great state documents of the United States. As a further result of the proclamation, the Republican Party became unified in principle and in organization, and the prestige it attained enabled it to hold power until 1884.The Stock Market crash in October 1929 marked the beginning of the Great Depression, a difficult economic period for the United States and other countries. ... New Deal, was the name given to the peacetime domestic program of United States president Franklin D...
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" In the 20th century, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the president of the United States that shaped the American Empire. ... At age 23 he married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. ... Although there was rough competition during the choosing process, most party leaders were happy with the Roosevelt choice. ... Again, the Republicans argument was term length. ... The United States Supreme Court later struck down the AAA as unconstitutional. ...
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The stock market crash in October 1929 marked the beginning of The Great Depression, a difficult economic period for the United States and other countries.(3) Unemployment increased and the economic security of many people was threatened. ... The depression would take its tole on him and the Republican Party, the American People would be looking for a change. ... His father, a semi-retired railway executive, was a cousin of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the U.S.A. ... Cox of Ohio, the party's 1920 nominee for the presidency, chose Roosevelt as his running mate because of h...
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The Perfect PresidentIf I had to make "the perfect president", it would have to be a mix of the greatest presidents the United States has had. Mainly, Abraham Lincoln for his courage during the Civil War, George Washington for his audacity to fight with his fellow citizens in the Revolutionary War, and Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton for their excellent communications skills.A president needs to have good communication skills because if he cannot speak very well, he may be thought of as cowardly and Americans won't have faith in him when the time comes to trust their ...
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Around the end of the 17th century, there emerged a colorful and energetic group of entrepreneurs who appeared to symbolize a new class of leadership in the United States. ... Urbanization was a direct result of the Industrial Revolution in the United States. ... The Republicans began as a party of human rights. ... In 1904 Theodore Roosevelt was elected president. ... In 1912 Theodore Roosevelt formed the Progressive Party. ...
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This is when he began to get close to his cousin, then, Governor Theodore Roosevelt. ... Five members of the Democratic-Republican Party ran for the office, John Quincy Adams, John C. ... Even though Jackson was view as rough around the edges and a little radical, he still managed to win his next two elections, making him the 7th president of the United States. ... It is that you will never be president of the United States." 11 Where ever the problems of the country are when the president enters that office, they then become that new presidents problem. ... One thing he did not agree wi...
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