Theodore Roosevelt

Marcus, Peter

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Personal Background

He was elected president in 1904. During the Spanish-American War in 1898 Roosevelt organized a unit of volunteer fighters. He became governor of New York in 1898. After briefly studying law, he won a seat in the New York legislature as a Republican. In 1903 Roosevelt helped Panama gain independence from Colombia.

Personality Traits

He was warm, kind and an animal lover. Because he stoped his men from killing a bear. He also was kind of what others thought about him.

Signifince

He led the U.S. to victory in the Spanish - American War in 1898. He was the president in 1904. He was the 26th president of the United States.

Obstacles

He servered in the war. Surviving in the Spanish - American war.

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