Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore...

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Unformatted text preview: Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He is famous for his enormous personality, a trait that outranks his acts as President in the memory of most Americans. He was a firm believer in the extension of America's sphere of influence, adding the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, which allowed him to intervene in the private affairs of Latin American and Caribbean countries. Although Roosevelt handpicked his successor, Taft, he grew angry with his policies and ran against him and Woodrow Wilson in the next election. By splitting the Republican vote, he gave Wilson the win. Eleanor Roosevelt - After a difficult childhood, Eleanor married FDR when they were both very young. Initially constrained by the duties of being a wife and a mother, Eleanor's discovery that her husband was having an affair freed her to come into her...
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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