Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Outline

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Theodore Roosevelt Presidential outline and evaluations I. Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt was born on October 27 1858, and died on January 6th 1919. He was born in New York, New York. He did not run for his first term but replaced McKinley as president since McKinley was assassinated. He attended Harvard and graduated Phi Beta Kappa had careers and hobbies such as boxing, naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, historian, and soldier, Roosevelt was in office from September 14th 1901 to march 4th 1909. He had 2 political party’s the of which was before and during his presidency was the republican party, but he later forms the bull moose party in attempt the win against Taft in the 1912 election, but Woodrow Wilson won instead since the…show more content…
Roosevelt was a prominent conservationist, putting the issue high on the national agenda. He worked with all the major figures of the movement, especially his chief advisor on the matter, Gifford Pinchot. Roosevelt was deeply committed to conserving natural resources, and is considered to be the nation's first conservation President. He encouraged the Newlands Reclamation Act of 1902 to promote federal construction of dams to irrigate small farms and placed 230 million acres under federal protection. Roosevelt set aside more Federal land for national parks and nature preserves than all of his predecessors combined. He also established the United States Forest Service, signed into law the creation of five National Parks, and signed the 1906 Antiquities Act, under which he proclaimed 18 new U.S. National Monuments. He also established the first 51 Bird Reserves, four Game Preserves, and 150 National Forests, including Shoshone National Forest, the nation's first. The area of the United States that he placed under public protection totals approximately 230,000,000…show more content…
Theodore Roosevelt was, from the perspective of many historians the most popular president since Andrew Jackson. But unlike Jackson Theodore Roosevelt made many popular decisions they bettered the lives of all. Owing to his charismatic personality and reformist policies, which he called the "Square Deal", Roosevelt is considered one of the ablest presidents and an icon of the Progressive Era. Theodore Roosevelt also made himself one of the more popular presidents pf the 20th century. He did this by letting the people know what was going on in the white house. By building on McKinley's effective use of the press, Roosevelt made the White House the center of news every day, providing interviews and photo opportunities. He accomplished this after noticing the White House reporters huddled outside in the rain one day; he gave them their own room inside, effectively inventing the presidential press briefing. The grateful press, with unprecedented access to the White House, rewarded Roosevelt with ample coverage. This was helped by Roosevelt's practice of screening out reporters he didn't like. This helped out both sides. Roosevelt got the story out that he wanted, while the people became informed of what was going on inside the goverment at that

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