Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency

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Theodore Roosevelt and the Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency Modern Presidency Despite ridicule from respectable friends, Roosevelt Despite ridicule from respectable friends, Roosevelt entered into politics after graduating from Harvard. entered into politics after graduating from Harvard. Except for a brief interlude as a cattle rancher after Except for a brief interlude as a cattle rancher after the deaths of his wife and mother, he spent his early the deaths of his wife and mother, he spent his early years seeking to become “one of the governing years seeking to become “one of the governing class.” class.” n Roosevelt’s service as a Rough Rider in the war Roosevelt’s service as a Rough Rider in the war against Spain made him a national hero. He rode his against Spain made him a national hero. He rode his new fame to victory in the 1898 race for the governor new fame to victory in the 1898 race for the governor of New York. of New York.
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Mckinley assassinated Mckinley assassinated In 1900 President McKinley added Roosevelt to the Republican ticket by naming him as his vice presidential running mate. Fifteen months later, an anarchist assassin’s bullet thrust Roosevelt into the presidency.
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Roosevelt as president Roosevelt as president
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HISTORY 103 taught by Professor Livingston during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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