Teddy Roosevelt



Teddy Roosevelt was born on October 27th, 1858. He became governor of New York before becoming vice president. When he was the youngest to become the U.S presidency after Mckinley was shot. He got his second term. Teddy was known for anti-monopoly policies and ecological conservationism. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for his job in ending the Russo-Japanese War. He passed away on January 6, 1919.

Thoughts on imperialism

Roosevelt was very for Imperialism. He though that more trading and more colonies secured the U.S. in global training and military and trading capacity.

What is his political philosophy?

He is most likely to be considered a liberal democrat. Although he was a republican when he was alive. He excelled in environmentalism, equality and challenged corporations.

Big Stick

In a simple way it was keeping peace with other nations while making sure they know about your military power. He often said "Speak soft and cary a big stick." He also once said " The exercise of intelligent forethought and of decisive action sufficiently far in advance of any likely crisis."

The Portsmouth Treaty

The Portsmouth Treaty ended the Russo-Japanese War. The Japanese asked him to negotiate a peace agreement. They fought over two neutral countries. Roosevelt was given the nobel peace prize for his actions.