Theodore Roosevelt

Mitchell Webb

“Believe you can and you're halfway there” - Teddy R.

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¨ Born on October 27, 1858 at 28 East 20th St., in New York City.

¨ Died on January 6, 1919

Who is Theodore Roosevelt?

  • An American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States
  • First American to win the Nobel Peace prize
  • First president to travel outside the US (Panama 1906)
  • Youngest president at that time (43 years)
  • The third head of Mount Rushmore
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What he did

- Helped solve disputes over Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, and Morocco

- Solved many international problems

- Sought to regulate, rather than dissolve, most trusts

- Thought of the idea of the Panama Canal

- Published a book, The Naval War of 1812