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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

One negative thing that could be leveled against Teddy Roosevelt was that he instigated the American intervention in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. After the American battleship...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2017 4:41 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

I concur with the other educator that Roosevelt filed lawsuits to dissolve more than 40 monopolies during his presidency. The United States saw more than 2,000 mergers between 1897 and 1901. The...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2017 12:50 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Theodore Roosevelt ascended to the presidency with the death of Republican President William McKinley, who was shot by an anti-government assassin on the afternoon of September 6, 1901 while he was...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2018 4:23 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Theodore Roosevelt is well-remembered for many of his accomplishments, but he is also the subject of much criticism. In addition to his involvement in the Panamanian Revolution and the canal,...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2020 4:48 pm UTC

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In examining the legacy of a former President, often people will determine the relative merit of that presidency based upon their own political party affiliations. But some presidents' achievements...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2016 1:09 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

President Theodore Roosevelt was very concerned that all people should be treated fairly. When businesses acted in their self-interest and put the public’s interests in danger, he wasn’t afraid to...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2016 6:41 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Other contributors have already tied this quote to criminality, and progressive concerns with big business and elite interests. This is certainly true (and a key theme of Progressivism in general),...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2019 5:32 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

The difference between the Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary lies in the latter's extension of the former to suggest a more proactive, interventionist policy on the part of the United...

Latest answer posted December 24, 2016 2:01 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Roosevelt and Wilson understood that the industrialized United States was here to stay.They realized American industry had both positive and negative effects on America and Americans.The...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2008 6:24 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

It should be noted that Theodore Roosevelt was a sportsman and a hunter. However, he came to realize the damage being done to the animals and their habitats, especially through commercial efforts....

Latest answer posted October 18, 2017 10:46 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

This statement was made by Theodore Roosevelt. It is meant to differentiate the American system of meritocracy from other, more hierarchical social systems. In other words, Roosevelt is saying...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2019 12:13 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Roosevelt was an interventionist who used the military to demonstrate American might abroad. He sent the Great White Fleet around the world to signify that the American Navy was a powerful force...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2019 12:32 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

First, let's look at the positive attributes. Teddy Roosevelt was a Progressive president who made the role of government larger, especially in terms of consumer protections. He enforced the...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2016 12:31 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt, often called "Teddy," served as president from 1901 to 1909. He increased presidential power, which had been relatively weak since Abraham Lincoln's assassination. His...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2020 8:42 am UTC

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Roosevelt's New Nationalism speech directly engaged with issues that remain at the forefront of American politics. He argued that governments ought to be free of what he called "the sinister...

Latest answer posted March 14, 2020 6:21 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

President Theodore Roosevelt made this statement in Osawatomie, Kansas, on August 31, 1910. He was there to give a speech to dedicate the opening of a landmark dedicated to the abolitionist leader...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2019 12:51 pm UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Andrew Carnegie was (or at least represented himself to be) a paragon of the "rags to riches" story of American individualism, someone who started out as a poor immigrant and became a "self-made...

Latest answer posted July 15, 2020 2:07 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (1858–1919) became president in 1901. He realized and welcomed the fact that the US had become an imperial power. America's acquisition of the Philippines after the...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2019 11:04 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906, while he was President of the United States. He won it mainly for his efforts to end the war between Russia and Japan that is known as the...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2011 10:27 pm UTC

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President Theodore Roosevelt had an active foreign policy. President Roosevelt wanted to expand American influence and make the United States a world power. He also wanted to spread American ideals...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2017 5:21 pm UTC

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Of the three, Roosevelt was perhaps the most progressive in policy. While President, he began a program of "trust busting" to break up the business trusts which had abused American workers and...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2011 7:32 am UTC

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Both presidents believed in using interventionist policies. Roosevelt assisted Panama in its push for independence by stationing a naval vessel of its coast. Panama thus won its independence and...

Latest answer posted November 22, 2019 4:33 am UTC

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There were several things that Presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson did that led to reforms being made in the United States. President Roosevelt went after businesses who were acting in a selfish...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2017 1:35 am UTC

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If we're looking all the way back to the beginning of the country (and the long term history of the United States), I would say that there was a radical shift in foreign policy at the end of the...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2019 2:25 am UTC

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Teddy Roosevelt was popular. After all, he is the origin of the Teddy bear. We must not discount the Teddy bear! Someone must have thought he was cute and cuddly. He presided over a period of...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2011 8:30 am UTC

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A Statesman by definition is a person with an understanding of the principles of government who is actively engaged in conducting the 'business' of a government as well as introducing and shaping...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2010 10:25 am UTC

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The reign of the "Imperial Presidents"—Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson—was an intriguing era of the United States presidency. As their collective nickname suggests,...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2019 6:16 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Woodrow Wilson had their own views on foreign policy. Roosevelt’s foreign policy can be summarized by the phrase, “speak softly and carry a big stick.”...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2017 5:38 pm UTC

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There were reasons to vote Theodore Roosevelt in the election of 1912. There were also reasons not to vote for him. I’ll explain each side so you can decide what you would have done if you had the...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2016 1:22 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, serving from 1901 to 1909. At 42, he was the youngest president yet when he took over following the assassination of William...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2018 12:11 pm UTC

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Although no major laws were passed on the issue of conservation during Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, his support of conservation is seen as a very important aspect of his presidency. He...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2012 7:01 am UTC

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Theodore Roosevelt's Presidency

Because your other questions have been about the early 1900s (or earlier) I am assuming that you are asking about the first President Roosevelt. I have edited and moved your question to reflect...

Latest answer posted September 16, 2012 10:55 pm UTC

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