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Title: Theodore%20


1
Theodore Teddy Roosevelt
  • Created
  • by
  • Mrs. Pasisis

2
Overarching Question
  • 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.

3
Young Teddy
  • Childhood struggles
  • Teddys illnesses

4
Teenager Teddy
  • Works hard in his fathers home gym
  • Overcomes illnesses through the strength of his
    will

5
TR The Athlete
  • Harvard years
  • Sculling and boxing

6
Roosevelt at Harvard
  • Roosevelts classroom
  • education

7
Early Adult Years
  • 1881 Climbing the Matterhorn
  • Death of mother and wife
  • Retreat to the Badlands

8
Life in the Badlands
  • Learned lessons in the Badlands
  • Took the snob out of me
  • Love of the open land
  • Shaped future policies

9
TRs Life with Edith
  • Marriage to Edith
  • Tales of Teddy Roosevelt and his six children
    (only five in this picture because Quentin is not
    yet born)

10
Early Career
  • President of the NYC Board of Police
    Commissioners
  • Already a mover and a shaker and a friend of
    the common man

11
Rough Riders
  • Roosevelt as part of this volunteer regiment
  • Victory at San Juan Hill
  • Medal of Honor

12
McKinley/Roosevelt Ticket
  • Roosevelts progressive campaign style
  • Powerful speeches

13
Roosevelt Becomes President
  • Assassination of McKinley
  • A visible president

14
Origin of Teddy Bear
  • The famous bear hunt in 1902
  • Berrymans political cartoon

15
Early Presidential Years
  • Family picture at Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay on
    Long Island, New York
  • Stories of Roosevelts enjoyment of his children

16
President Roosevelt in the White House
  • 1903

17
The Bully Pulpit
  • How things ought to be
  • A bully pulpit speech in Evanston, Illinois

18
Roosevelt as Conservationist
  • National Parks, National Forests, game and bird
    preserves, and other federal reservations
  • 230,000,000 acres
  • President Theodore Roosevelt at Yosemite in 1903.

19
Roosevelt and National Parks
  • "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."

20
Panama Canal Roosevelts Most Famous Foreign
Policy Initiative
  • Here TR inspects the canal construction in Panama
    in 1906.

21
The Square Deal
  • A fair shake for all
  • Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
  • Meat Inspection Act of 1906

22
Attack on Laissez Faire
  • Work to curb the power of trusts "within
    reasonable limits"
  • Roosevelt the Trust Buster

23
Big Stick Diplomacy
  • A favorite proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big
    stick. . . . "
  • What do you think this means?

24
TR Saves Football
  • Meeting of the Big Three
  • American Football Rules Committee was formed
  • Rules to make the game less dangerous

25
Presidential Firsts
  • First to invite an African American to a White
    House dinner
  • First to have Secret Service protection
  • First to win Nobel Peace Prize for his work
    towards ending the Russo-Japanese War
  • First to take trip outside the United States

26
More Presidential Firsts
  • First to give an open invitation to the press
  • 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

27
Roosevelt Hand Picks Taft
  • Theodore Roosevelt with incoming President
    William Howard Taft on Taft's inauguration day in
    1909

28
Roosevelt Loses to Wilson
  • The Progressive Bull Moose loses in 1912
  • Life goes on
  • Theodore Roosevelt at the wedding of his
    daughter Ethel to Richard Derby.

29
An Older Theodore Roosevelt
  • Agony over the death of Quentin in World War I
  • "Grandfather" Roosevelt hugs baby granddaughter
    Edith Roosevelt Derby, 1918.

30
Roosevelts Death
  • "The old lion is dead."
  • Photo shows the burial of Theodore Roosevelt,
    January 1919 in Youngs Memorial Cemetery, Oyster
    Bay, NY.
  •  

31
Works Cited
  • "Theodore Roosevelt Collection." 1998.
  • Harvard College Library. 4 Dec 2006
  • lthttp//hcl.harvard.edu/houghton/dep artment
    /roosevelt.html. gt.
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