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Teddy Roosevelt

  1. 1. Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Created by Mrs. Pasisis
  2. 2. Overarching Question <ul><li>What did Roosevelt do to earn immortalization at Mount Rushmore? Most people can easily answer why the others figures were chosen. So……………..after studying about the life and work of Theodore Roosevelt, YOU decide why YOU THINK he was placed among such prestigious company (George Washington - the father of our country, Thomas Jefferson - author of the Declaration of Independence, and Abraham Lincoln - the “Great Emancipator” who united the country. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Young Teddy <ul><li>Childhood struggles </li></ul><ul><li>Teddy’s illnesses </li></ul>
  4. 4. Teenager Teddy <ul><li>Works hard in his father’s home gym </li></ul><ul><li>Overcomes illnesses through the strength of his will </li></ul>
  5. 5. TR: The Athlete <ul><li>Harvard years </li></ul><ul><li>Sculling and boxing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Roosevelt at Harvard <ul><li>Roosevelt’s “classroom” </li></ul><ul><li>education </li></ul>
  7. 7. Early Adult Years <ul><li>1881 – Climbing the Matterhorn </li></ul><ul><li>Death of mother and wife </li></ul><ul><li>Retreat to the Badlands </li></ul>
  8. 8. Life in the Badlands <ul><li>Learned lessons in the Badlands </li></ul><ul><li>“ Took the snob out of me” </li></ul><ul><li>Love of the open land </li></ul><ul><li>Shaped future policies </li></ul>
  9. 9. TR’s Life with Edith <ul><li>Marriage to Edith </li></ul><ul><li>Tales of Teddy Roosevelt and his six children (only five in this picture because Quentin is not yet born) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Early Career <ul><li>President of the NYC Board of Police Commissioners </li></ul><ul><li>Already a “mover and a shaker” and a friend of the common man </li></ul>
  11. 11. Rough Riders <ul><li>Roosevelt as part of this volunteer regiment </li></ul><ul><li>Victory at San Juan Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Medal of Honor </li></ul>
  12. 12. McKinley/Roosevelt Ticket <ul><li>Roosevelt’s progressive campaign style </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful speeches </li></ul>
  13. 13. Roosevelt Becomes President <ul><li>Assassination of McKinley </li></ul><ul><li>A “visible president” </li></ul>
  14. 14. Origin of “Teddy Bear” <ul><li>The famous bear hunt in 1902 </li></ul><ul><li>Berryman’s political cartoon </li></ul>
  15. 15. Early Presidential Years <ul><li>Family picture at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay on Long Island, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Stories of Roosevelt’s enjoyment of his children </li></ul>
  16. 16. President Roosevelt in the White House <ul><li>1903 </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Bully Pulpit <ul><li>How things “ought to be” </li></ul><ul><li>A bully pulpit speech in Evanston, Illinois </li></ul>
  18. 18. Roosevelt as Conservationist <ul><li>National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations </li></ul><ul><li>230,000,000 acres </li></ul><ul><li>President Theodore Roosevelt at Yosemite in 1903. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Roosevelt and National Parks <ul><li>&quot;Leave it as it is. You can not improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it.&quot; </li></ul>
  20. 20. Panama Canal: Roosevelt’s Most Famous Foreign Policy Initiative <ul><li>Here TR inspects the canal construction in Panama in 1906. </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Square Deal <ul><li>A fair shake for all </li></ul><ul><li>Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 </li></ul><ul><li>Meat Inspection Act of 1906 </li></ul>
  22. 22. Attack on Laissez Faire <ul><li>Work to curb the power of trusts &quot;within reasonable limits&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Roosevelt the “Trust Buster” </li></ul>
  23. 23. Big Stick Diplomacy <ul><li>A favorite proverb, &quot;Speak softly and carry a big stick. . . . &quot; </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think this means? </li></ul>
  24. 24. TR Saves Football <ul><li>Meeting of the Big Three </li></ul><ul><li>American Football Rules Committee was formed </li></ul><ul><li>Rules to make the game less dangerous </li></ul>
  25. 25. Presidential Firsts <ul><li>First to invite an African American to a White House dinner </li></ul><ul><li>First to have Secret Service protection </li></ul><ul><li>First to win Nobel Peace Prize for his work towards ending the Russo-Japanese War </li></ul><ul><li>First to take trip outside the United States </li></ul>
  26. 26. More Presidential Firsts <ul><li>First to give an open invitation to the press </li></ul><ul><li>First to be submerged in a submarine, to own a car, to have a telephone in his home, and to be allowed to operate the light switches in the White House </li></ul>
  27. 27. Roosevelt Hand Picks Taft <ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt with incoming President William Howard Taft on Taft's inauguration day in 1909 </li></ul>
  28. 28. Roosevelt Loses to Wilson <ul><li>The “Progressive Bull Moose” loses in 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>Life goes on </li></ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt at the wedding of his daughter Ethel to Richard Derby. </li></ul>
  29. 29. An Older Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>Agony over the death of Quentin in World War I </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Grandfather&quot; Roosevelt hugs baby granddaughter Edith Roosevelt Derby, 1918. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Roosevelt’s Death <ul><li>&quot;The old lion is dead.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Photo shows the burial of Theodore Roosevelt, January 1919 in Young’s Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, NY. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  31. 31. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Theodore Roosevelt Collection.&quot; 1998. </li></ul><ul><li>Harvard College Library. 4 Dec 2006 </li></ul><ul><li><http://hcl.harvard.edu/houghton/dep artment /roosevelt.html. >. </li></ul>