"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; He became commander-in-chief after President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901, and won a second term in 1904. Known for his anti-monopoly policies and ecological conservationism"
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- -Used the previously created Sherman Antitrust Act to do some "trust-busting" against monopolies
- -One of the first Presidents to put an end to laissez-faire policy as the President (he exercised and tested presidential power)
- -Conserved and created National Parks, labelling them "Ranger Stations."
- -Created the Bull Moose Party to run against his previous Republican Party and gained the largest vote of an independent party in history
- The Square Deal
- The Sherman Antitrust Act - Filled 44 antitrust suits
- 1902 Coal Strike
- The Elkins Act
- The Hepburn Act
- The Meat Inspection Act
- National Reclamation Act of 1902
- None (1901–1905)
- Charles W. Fairbanks (1905–1909)
- Charles E. Smith (1901–1902)
- Henry C. Payne (1902–1904)
- Robert J. Wynne (1904–1905)
- George B. Cortelyou (1905–1907)
- George von L. Meyer (1907–1909)
- John D. Long (1901–1902)
- William H. Moody (1902–1904)
- Paul Morton (1904–1905)
- Charles J. Bonaparte (1905–1906)
- Victor H. Metcalf (1906–1908)
- Truman H. Newberry (1908–1909)
- James Wilson (1901–1909)
It's even easier to see why Democrats liked him. He was a progressive in a time when the Republican Party was the progressive party. He backed anti-trust legislation, was a conservationist and supported worker's rights.
- The Sherman Antitrust Act - Unable to slow the merger movement in business
- Civil rights for African Americans