Theodore Roosevelt

26th President of the United States of America

Teddy in the Early Years

Teddy was born on October 27th, 1858. He was born in New York City. He had asthma and it kept him out of many activities. He had 3 siblings. Teddy attended college at Harvard University. He studied boxing there.

The Accidental President

Teddy took over office for President McKinley who got shot. He was the Vice president for him. He didn't even want to be vice president. He was a police chief and the leader of the navy. They talked him into being vice president. He was a Republican. He is considered to be the greatest president out of all of our presidents. He was a trust-buster. He got shot in a middle of a speech and continued the speech.

Progressive Presidents

What Teddy got done

Teddy built many national state parks. He was known as the "Steward of the people." Also, he was known as a trust-buster. He forced great railroad corporations in the Northwest to break apart.

Why I chose Teddy

I chose Teddy because he is my favorite president. He was in night at the Museum and I wanted to learn about him. Also because I knew the teddy bear was named after him and I wanted to see why.

What I Learned

I learned that Teddy was a vice president and he shouldn't of been president. He also had many jobs before including a leader in the navy, a cowboy and a police chief. He was known as a rough rider and after he served as president he went to Africa to hunt elephant.