Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt was a famous soldier and U.S. President.

White House Biography
From the official White House site

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Biography from the Internet Public Library

The Spanish-American War
This war ended the 19th Century and began the 20th

The Rough Riders
TR was the most well-known member of this famous cavalry group.

The Assassination of President McKinley
The whole sordid story

The Election of 1904
Roosevelt's only victory

The Square Deal
TR's political stratagem for equality

The Panama Canal
TR's "Big Ditch"

The Nobel Peace Prize
TR won this in 1906.

The Bull Moose Years
TR's intended political comeback

The Milwaukee Speech
TR was shot during this one but finished his speech anyway.

The Election of 1912
Roosevelt ran again but succeeded only in getting Woodrow Wilson elected.

Sagamore Hill
Roosevelt's family house in Oyster Bay

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