[2015] Kira Mortensen (Social Studies Period 1): Theodore Roosevelt

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[2015] Kira Mortensen (Social Studies Period 1): Theodore Roosevelt


Bibliography- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Roosevelt -http://www.great-quotes.com/quotes/author/Theodore/Roosevelt- http://www.republicanpresidents.net/10-interesting-facts-about-theodore-roosevelt/- https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/theodoreroosevelt- http://www.biography.com/people/theodore-roosevelt-9463424

ChallengesIn 1901, Roosevelt (at 42) became the youngest president to assume office after President McKinley was assassinated. Later on, Roosevelt was shot in Milwaukee while on campain, and proceeded to give a speech.

Early LifeIn his youth, Theodore Roosevelt was mostly homeschooled due to his poor health. He had severe asthma but didn't let that stop him. He had an intense physical routine of weightlifting and boxing.

"Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."

AccomplishmentsIn 1906, Roosevelt was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating the end of the Russo-Jananese war. Also in 1906, he signed the National Monument Act, which formed national parks and monuments like the Grand Canyon. The presidential mansion first became known as the "White House" when he added the name to his stationary.

Fun Facts- Roosevelt was the first president to fly in an airplane.- Roosevelt had an interest in zoology from a young age. - The teddy bear is named after Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt

Vice PresidentCharles W. Fairbanks


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