Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt

"Born in New York City on October 27, 1858, Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was governor of New York before becoming U.S. vice president. At age 42, Teddy Roosevelt became the youngest man to assume the U.S. presidency after President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. He won a second term in 1904. Known for his anti-monopoly policies and ecological conservationism, Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in ending the Russo-Japanese War. He died in New York on January 6, 1919."

Interesting Facts

1. Graduated from Harvard2. Worked as a cowboy and cattle rancher3. Fought in the Spanish-American war. Formed the "Rough Riders", a volunteer calvary unit that charged San Juan Hill.4. Elected governor of New York in 1898.5. Became the youngest president at age 42.

Georgia Performance StandardSS1H1: The student will read about and describe the life of historical figures in American history. a. Identify the contributions made by these figures: Theodore Roosevelt (National Parks and the environment) b. Describe how everyday life of these historical figures is similar to and different from everyday life in the present (food, clothing, homes, transportation, communication, recreation).

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