Theodore D. Roosevelt (; October 27, 1858 January 6, 1919), also known as T.R., and to the
public (but never to friends and intimates) as Teddy, was the 26th President of the United
States. A leader of the Republican Party and of the Progressive Party, he was a Governor
of New York and a professional historian, naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and soldier.
He's most famous for his personality: his energy, his vast range of interests and
achievements, his model of masculinity, and his "cowboy" image. Originating from a story
from one of Roosevelt's hunting expeditions, teddy bears are named after him.

As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Roosevelt prepared for and advocated war with
Spain in 1898. He organised and helped command the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry
Regiment—the Rough Riders—during the Spanish-American War. Returning to New York
as a war hero, he was elected governor. An avid writer, his 35 books include works on
outdoor life, natural history, the American frontier, political history, naval history, and his
autobiography.

In 1901, as Vice President, the 42-year-old Roosevelt succeeded President William
McKinley after McKinley's assassination by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. As of 2009, he
remains the youngest person to become President. He was a Progressive reformer who
sought to move the dominant Republican Party into the Progressive camp. He distrusted
wealthy businessmen and dissolved forty monopolistic corporations as a "trust buster". He
was clear, however, to show that he didn't disagree with trusts and capitalism in
principle, but was only against corrupt, illegal practises.

His "Square Deal" promised a fair shake for both the average citizen (through regulation
of railroad rates and pure food and drugs) and the businessman. He was the first U.S.
President to call for universal health care and national health insurance. As an
outdoorsman, he promoted the conservation movement, emphasising efficient use of
natural resources. After 1906 he attacked big business and suggested the courts were
biased against labour unions. In 1910, he broke with his friend and anointed successor
William Howard Taft, but lost the Republican nomination to Taft and ran in the 1912
election on his own one-time Bull Moose ticket. He beat Taft in the popular vote and
pulled so many Progressives out of the Republican Party that Democrat Woodrow Wilson
won in 1912, and the conservative faction took control of the Republican Party for the
next two decades.
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ID                 7613640
Category    History
Description   
An interesting personal Insight into
the Life of Theodore Roosevelt commencing
with "The Boy Who Collected Animals".
Copyright Year 2009
Language:      English
Pages             81- Digital Download
Price                S2.95
ID                7613693  
Category     History
Description   
Theodore Roosevelt: "I WAS EVER
A FIGHTER." That was the essence of the man,
that the keynote of his career. He met
everything in life with a challenge. If it was
righteous, he fought for it; if it was evil, he
hurled the full weight of his finality against it. He
never capitulated, never sidestepped, never
fought foul. He carried the fight to the enemy.
Copyright Year   2009
Language:      English
Pages              139- Digital Download
Price                $3.95
ID                7613743
Category     History
Description   
At 8:10 o'clock on the night of Oct. 14, 1912, a shot
was fired the echo of which swept around the entire world in
thirty minutes. An insane man attempted to end the life of the
only living ex-president of the United States and the best known
American. The bullet failed of its mission. An Illustrated Account
and Investigation into the Attempted Assassination on the life
of Theodore Roosevelt.
Copyright Year   2009
Language:      English
Pages              160- Digital Download
Price                $2.95
ID               7613849
Category     History
Description   The life of Theodore Roosevelt is one well worth
studying by any American boy who wishes to make something
of himself and mount high on the ladder of success.  The 26th
President of the USA is a fine type of the true American of to-day,
full of vim and vigour, quick to comprehend, and equally quick to
act, not afraid to defend his opinions against all comers when
satisfied that he is in the right, independent, and yet not lacking
in fine social qualities, physically and morally courageous, and
with a faith in himself and his God that is bound to make for
good so long as he clings to it. This book studies the qualities of
Teddy Roosevelt and is a beautiful read for any young patriot.
Copyright Year   2009
Language:      English
Pages              129 Digital Download
Price                $2.95
Theodore Roosevelt
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