Teddy Roosevelt

Americas FIRST progresive presedent

Early life

Teddy Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858. He grew up in New York city and he was the second of four children. Teddy grew up with asthma, there fore he depended on the love of his family friends and siblings to get him through each day. He was tought at home by private teachers. when he was older, he lived with a host family. while living with that host family he entered Harvard College. At Harvard, he studied many subjects. He mostly studied German, and natural history. Later on, he served as a commissioner president for the new York police department. he also ran for mayor of New York City in 1886. In 1888, he helped Benjamin Harrison win the presidency. Once he won, he appointed Roosevelt to the U.S. Civil Service Commission.

what makes them progressive ?

in 1900, Roosevelt campaigned