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Who was Theodore Roosevelt?
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States of America, the symbolic leader of the country. His presidency began in 1901 and ended in 1909. He was 42 years old when he first began his term of office on September 14, 1901.

Theodore Roosevelt's Nickname Meanings
Theodore Roosevelt was the distant cousin of Franklin D. Roosevelt who became the 32nd US President. Theodore Roosevelt was named after his father and often referred to as "Teddy", although he loathed being referred to as such. The toy teddy bear was named for him following the publication of a cartoon that showed him  sparing the life of a bear cub while hunting. He had a variety of other nicknames including The Rough Rider, The Cowboy, Rough and Ready
and The Trust Buster.


Description and Picture of Theodore Roosevelt
The picture of Theodore Roosevelt portrays an interesting image of what this famous man looked like. The picture shows the clothing and the hairstyle that was fashionable during his presidency. He is described as a robust figure of a man being 5 feet 10 inches in height and 210 pounds in weight. He had blue colored eyes and his hair was brown that turned slightly gray with age. He wore a long, bushy moustache and pince-nez spectacles that were popular in the 19th century. Pince-nez spectacles are supported without earpieces, by pinching the bridge of the nose. His face would light up with his toothy smile. Theodore Roosevelt was conscious of his public image and wore fashionable and expensive clothes.

Character and Personality Traits: What was Theodore Roosevelt like?
The personality of Theodore Roosevelt is described as a total extrovert who loved, and craved, the limelight. He was highly ambitious, brave an charming. His charismatic personality appealed to both men and women and he was a highly popular president. He was forceful and decisive and had good oratory skills, his words were emphasized by various gestures. He was an intelligent man and had the great advantage of a photographic memory which gave him the ability to recall text, images or objects in memory with great precision.

Facts about President Theodore Roosevelt and his Presidency
The important role and duties of the President of the United States of America include those of Chief of State, Chief Diplomat, Chief Executive, Commander in Chief, Legislative Leader and Leader of his own political party. What was Theodore Roosevelt famous for? Why was Theodore Roosevelt important? The history and life of President Theodore Roosevelt during his presidency is conveyed in the following fact file in an easy question and answer format. 

President Theodore Roosevelt Fact File - Political Career and Presidency
What President was Theodore Roosevelt?  
 He was the 26th President of the United States of America. The dates of his presidency began in 1901 and ended in 1909 (September 14, 1901 to March 3, 1909).
What was his political party?
 He was the leader of the Republican political party
What other political offices did Theodore Roosevelt hold before his presidency?
 New York State Assembly, 1882-84
 Civil Service Commission, 1889-95
 Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1895-97
 The Governor of New York, 1898-1900
 Vice President, 1901 (under William McKinley)
Who was his Vice President?
 His Vice President was Charles Warren Fairbanks (1905-09)
What were the main events and the major accomplishments of his presidency?
 The Spooner Act: Panama Canal Rights Acquired (1904)
 The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904-1905)
 The "Square Deal" domestic policy
 The Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
 The Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)
 The San Francisco Earthquake (1906)
 The National Monuments Act (1906)
 Winning the Nobel Peace Prize (1906)
 The Panic of 1907
What was Theodore Roosevelt' nickname?
 His most famous nickname was "The Rough Rider"
Who was Theodore Roosevelt' s first  lady?
 The name of his First Lady was Edith Kermit Roosevelt
President Theodore Roosevelt Fact File - Political Career and Presidency

Interesting Facts about the Private Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was famous for the events and accomplishments of his presidency, but what are the facts about the man and his private life. Facts and information about the private life of Theodore Roosevelt can be found in the following fact file in an easy question and answer format. 

Theodore Roosevelt Fact File - Facts about his Private Life
When and where was Theodore Roosevelt born?  
 He was born on October 27, 1858, in New York, New York, where he was raised
What was the name of his father?
 The name of his father was Theodore Roosevelt
What was the name of his mother?
 The name of his mother was Martha Bulloch Roosevelt
Where was Theodore Roosevelt educated and what was his religion?
 He was educated at Harvard College (Graduated in 1880)
 Religion: Dutch Reformed
What did Theodore Roosevelt do before he became President of the United States?
 Before he became President he worked as an Author, lawyer and public official
Who was Theodore Roosevelt' wife and when did they marry? Did they have kids?
 The name of his first wife was Alice Hathaway Lee (1861-1884). They married on October 27, 1880
 The name of his second wife was Edith Kermit Carow (1861-1948). They married on December 2, 1886
 The names of his children were Alice Lee Roosevelt (1884-1980); Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. (1887-1944); Kermit Roosevelt (1889-1943); Ethel Carow Roosevelt (1891-1977); Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt (1894-1979); Quentin Roosevelt (1897-1918)
When did Theodore Roosevelt die?
 He died on January 6, 1919, in Oyster Bay, New York
Theodore Roosevelt Fact File - Facts about his Private Life

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