BY: Kassidy crow
Who was he?
Theodore Roosevelt: politician, soldier, author, historian and an explorer.He was the 26th president of the United States. Before he was the president, he was the governor of new york! He is known for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the progressive movement, as well as his "cowboy" persona.He also won the Nobel prize!
Why was he significant?
He was the leader of the republican party. Also, he was the founder of the progressive party insurgency of 1912.
He was in charge of the progressive movement, which was responsible for eliminating corruption in government by exposing and undercutting political machines and their bosses and establishing further means of direct democracy.