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  1. 2. Theodore Roosevelt Association
  2. 3. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920,
  3. 4. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920, the Theodore Roosevelt Association is a national historical society
  4. 5. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920, the Theodore Roosevelt Association is a national historical society and public service organization that has perpetuated the memory and legacy
  5. 6. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920, the Theodore Roosevelt Association is a national historical society and public service organization that has perpetuated the memory and legacy of our nation’s 26th President through an array of historical and cultural activities.
  6. 7. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920, the Theodore Roosevelt Association is a national historical society and public service organization that has perpetuated the memory and legacy of our nation’s 26th President through an array of historical and cultural activities. Its members come from every state and have diverse backgrounds,
  7. 8. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920, the Theodore Roosevelt Association is a national historical society and public service organization that has perpetuated the memory and legacy of our nation’s 26th President through an array of historical and cultural activities. Its members come from every state and have diverse backgrounds, But they all share a keen interest in history
  8. 9. Theodore Roosevelt Association Founded in 1919 and chartered by Congress in 1920, the Theodore Roosevelt Association is a national historical society and public service organization that has perpetuated the memory and legacy of our nation’s 26th President through an array of historical and cultural activities. Its members come from every state and have diverse backgrounds, But they all share a keen interest in history and in furthering the legacy of one of America’s first modern presidents.
  9. 10. TR held many positions during his lifetime
  10. 11. 1881 Elected to New York State Assembly from New York City
  11. 12. Deputy Sheriff in the Dakota Territory
  12. 13. 1889-1895 U.S. Civil Service Commissioner
  13. 14. 1895 -1897 President of the Board of Police Commissioners, New York City
  14. 15. 1897 Appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy
  15. 16. 1898 Lieutenant-Colonel of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
  16. 17. 1898 Elected Governor of New York State
  17. 18. 1901 Vice President of the United States
  18. 19. 1901 Roosevelt becomes the 26th President of the United States
  19. 20. The youngest man ever to become president
  20. 21. The youngest man ever to become president
  21. 22. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day!
  22. 23. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! He created 150 National Forests
  23. 24. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! He created 150 National Forests 51 Federal Bird Reservations
  24. 25. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! He created 150 National Forests 51 Federal Bird Reservations 4 National Game Preserves
  25. 26. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! He created 150 National Forests 51 Federal Bird Reservations 4 National Game Preserves 5 National Parks
  26. 27. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! He created 150 National Forests 51 Federal Bird Reservations 4 National Game Preserves 5 National Parks 18 National Monuments
  27. 28. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! He created 150 National Forests 51 Federal Bird Reservations 4 National Game Preserves 5 National Parks 18 National Monuments 24 Reclamation Projects
  28. 29. One of President Theodore Roosevelt's most lasting and significant contributions to the world was the permanent preservation of the some of the most unique natural resources of the United States. According to the National Geographic, the area of the United States placed under public protection by Theodore Roosevelt, as National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations, comes to a total of approximately 230,000,000 acres or about 84,000 acres per day! h and is applauded as our greatest conservation president.
  29. 30. In foreign affairs he led us into the arena of international power politics, thrusting aside the American tradition of isolationism,
  30. 31. In foreign affairs he led us into the arena of international power politics, thrusting aside the American tradition of isolationism, while on the domestic scene, he reversed the traditional federal policy of laissez-faire, and sought to bring order, social justice, and fair dealings to American industry and commerce.
  31. 32. In foreign affairs he led us into the arena of international power politics, thrusting aside the American tradition of isolationism, while on the domestic scene, he reversed the traditional federal policy of laissez-faire, and sought to bring order, social justice, and fair dealings to American industry and commerce. In all his policies as Chief Executive, he expanded the powers and responsibilities of the presidential office, establishing the model of the modern presidency.
  32. 33. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul>
  33. 34. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Panama Canal </li></ul>
  34. 35. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Panama Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Established the Department of Commerce and Labor </li></ul>
  35. 36. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Panama Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Established the Department of Commerce and Labor </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War and thereby won the Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul>
  36. 37. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Panama Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Established the Department of Commerce and Labor </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War and thereby won the Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul><ul><li>Preached a &quot;Square Deal&quot; for all Americans, enabling millions to earn a living wage </li></ul>
  37. 38. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Panama Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Established the Department of Commerce and Labor </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War and thereby won the Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul><ul><li>Preached a &quot;Square Deal&quot; for all Americans, enabling millions to earn a living wage </li></ul><ul><li>Built up the Navy as the &quot;Big Stick,&quot; establishing America as a major world power </li></ul>
  38. 39. <ul><li>He &quot;busted&quot; trusts bringing the large corporations under the control of the people </li></ul><ul><li>Began the Panama Canal </li></ul><ul><li>Established the Department of Commerce and Labor </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War and thereby won the Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul><ul><li>Preached a &quot;Square Deal&quot; for all Americans, enabling millions to earn a living wage </li></ul><ul><li>Built up the Navy as the &quot;Big Stick,&quot; establishing America as a major world power </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced the national debt by over $90,000,000 </li></ul>
  39. 40. <ul><li>He secured the passage of the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act for regulation of the railroads </li></ul>
  40. 41. <ul><li>He secured the passage of the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act for regulation of the railroads </li></ul><ul><li>and secured the Meat Inspection Act, the Pure Food and Drug Act for consumer protection </li></ul>
  41. 42. <ul><li>He secured the passage of the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act for regulation of the railroads </li></ul><ul><li>and secured the Meat Inspection Act, the Pure Food and Drug Act for consumer protection </li></ul><ul><li>and the Federal Employers' Liability Act for Labor </li></ul>
  42. 43. <ul><li>He secured the passage of the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act for regulation of the railroads </li></ul><ul><li>and secured the Meat Inspection Act, the Pure Food and Drug Act for consumer protection </li></ul><ul><li>and the Federal Employers' Liability Act for Labor </li></ul><ul><li>He successfully mediated international disputes over Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Morocco </li></ul>
  43. 44. <ul><li>He secured the passage of the Elkins Act and the Hepburn Act for regulation of the railroads </li></ul><ul><li>and secured the Meat Inspection Act, the Pure Food and Drug Act for consumer protection </li></ul><ul><li>and the Federal Employers' Liability Act for Labor </li></ul><ul><li>He successfully mediated international disputes over Venezuela, the Dominican Republic and Morocco </li></ul><ul><li>He was the first world leader to submit a dispute to the Court of Arbitration at The Hague, and he was the first head of state to call for convening of what became the Second Hague Peace Conference at which he obtained for Latin American nations equal status with the rest of the world, and won the adoption of the Drago Doctrine, which outlawed the use of force in the collection of foreign debts. </li></ul>
  44. 45. He also established himself as a historian (he was President of the American Historical Association) and as a naturalist (he was considered the world's authority on large American mammals and he led two major scientific expeditions for prominent American Museums, one in South America and one in Africa, each lasting many months). Had he not become President, he would be remembered for his contributions in both of these fields. h
  45. 46. In between these busy enterprises, he found time to ranch in the West, hunt on several continents, raise a family of six rambunctious children, read a remarkable number of books (often one a day), write more than thirty-five himself, and develop an extraordinary network of friends and contacts, which he maintained mostly by mail, writing well over 150,000 letters. h
  46. 47. Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919 Much of what he achieved affects each and every American today and his name and personality have become part of the collective icon for what America stands for at its best. h

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