10 Interesting Facts About Theodore Roosevelt's Childhood
Roosevelt was born Oct. 27, 1858, in New York City, to a wealthy family of Dutch ancestry, the second of four children. His father, Theodore Sr., was a successful businessman and philanthropist, while his mother, Martha "Mittie" Roosevelt, had been ...
Theodore Roosevelt: How Childhood Shaped His Presidency
Roosevelt's ancestors believed that a life well lived was in service to others. His father, Theodore Roosevelt Sr., a wealthy member of The Gilded Age, was a philanthropist who helped open hospitals, aid societies, and museums, including the ...
Teddy Roosevelt v. Citizens United
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How is it possible that, given overwhelming public concern about the direction of the country, we could be facing historically low turnout in the midterm elections on Nov. 4? The question isn't new. As trust in government has swung up and down in the ...
9 Interesting Facts About Theodore Roosevelt's Time in Office
At 42 years, 10 months, and 18 days old, Roosevelt was the youngest man to serve as president, which occurred when William McKinley was assassinated. He was also the first vice president to succeed a slain president, and then later win an election.