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"The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly." -- Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 — January 6, 1919) His last name is, according to Roosevelt himself, "pronounced as if it was spelled 'Rosavelt.' That is in three syllables. The first syllable as if it was 'Rose.'" ; An Audio recording in which Roosevelt pronounces his own last name distinctly. To listen at the correct speed, slow the recording down by 20%. Retrieved on July 12, 2007. ) was the 26th President of the United States. He is noted for his energetic personality, range of interests and achievements, leadership of the Progressive Movement, and his "cowboy" image and robust masculinity. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive Party of 1912. Before becoming President (1901—1909) he held offices at the municipal, state, and federal level of government. Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician.

Born to a wealthy family, Roosevelt was an unhealthy child suffering from asthma who stayed at home studying natural history. In response to his physical weakness, he embraced a strenuous life. He was home schooled and became a passionate student of nature. He attended Harvard, where he boxed and developed an interest in naval affairs. In 1881, one year out of Harvard, he was elected to the state legislature as its younges member. Roosevelt's first historical book, The Naval War of 1812, published in 1882, established his professional reputation as a serious historian. After a few years of living in the Badlands, Roosevelt returned to New York City, where he gained fame for fighting police corruption. While effectively running the Departmant of the Navy, Spanish American War broke out from which he resigned and led a small regiment in Cuba known as the Rough Riders, earning himself a nomination for the Medal of Honor (which was received posthumously on his behalf on January 16, 2001). After the war, he returned to New York and was elected governor; in a close fought election. Within two years later he was elected Vice President of the United States.

In 1901, President William McKinley was assassinated, and Roosevelt became president at the age of 42, taking office at the youngest age of any U.S. President in history. Roosevelt attempted to move the Republican Party in the direction of Progressivism, including trust busting and increased regulation of businesses. Roosevelt coined the phrase "Square Deal" to describe his domestic agenda, emphasizing that the average citizen would get a fair shake under his policies. As an outdoorsman and naturalist, he promoted the conservation movement. On the world stage, Roosevelt's policies were characterized by his slogan, "Speak softly and carry a big stick". Roosevelt was the force behind the completion of the Panama Canal; he sent out the Great White Fleet to display American power, and he negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War, for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize. Roosevelt was the first American to win the Nobel Prize in any field.

Roosevelt declined to run for re-election in 1908. After leaving office, he embarked on a safari to Africa and a tour of Europe. On his return to the US, a bitter rift developed between Roosevelt and his anointed successor as President, William Howard Taft. Roosevelt attempted in 1912 to wrest the Republican nomination from Taft, and when he failed, he launched the Bull Moose Party. In the election, Roosevelt became the only third party candidate to come in second place, beating Taft but losing to Woodrow Wilson. After the election, Roosevelt embarked on a major expedition to South America; the river on which he traveled now bears his name. He contracted malaria on the trip, which damaged his health, and he died a few years later, at the age of 60. Roosevelt has consistently been ranked by scholars as one of the greatest U.S. Presidents.

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Total Books: 1334
The Strenuous Life
The Rough Riders
2020 - The Rough Riders (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9798685472649
ISBN-10: N/A
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

The Strenuous Life And Other Selected Speeches and Essays
2020 - The Strenuous Life and Other Selected Speeches and Essays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9798685490704
ISBN-10: N/A
Genre: Self-Help

Monument Words of Four Presidents Who Sculpted America Words of Four Presidents Who Sculpted America
The Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt
2019 - The Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781420964615
ISBN-10: 1420964615
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History

Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail
The Naval War of 1812 A Complete History
2017 - The Naval War of 1812 a Complete History (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486818979
ISBN-10: 0486818977
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

An Autobiography By Theodore Roosevelt
2017 - An Autobiography By Theodore Roosevelt (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781549583919
ISBN-10: 1549583913
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History

The Rough Riders By Theodore Roosevelt  Illustrated
2017 - The Rough Riders By Theodore Roosevelt Illustrated (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781521915721
ISBN-10: 1521915725
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Strenuous Life Essays and Addresses
2017 - The Strenuous Life Essays and Addresses (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781941129647
ISBN-10: 1941129641
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Through the Brazilian Wilderness The Classic Travelogue
2017 - Through the Brazilian Wilderness the Classic Travelogue (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780486813684
ISBN-10: 0486813681
Genres: History, Reference, Travel

Fear God and Take Your Own Part
2017 - Fear God and Take Your Own Part (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781542871969
ISBN-10: 1542871964
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Theodore Roosevelt Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches
Fear God and Take Your Own Part and Other Essays
2016 - Fear God and Take Your Own Part and Other Essays (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781520104461
ISBN-10: 1520104464
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences

Hunting Trips of a Ranchman Sketches of Sport on the Northern Cattle Plains
The Naval War of 1812
2016 - The Naval War of 1812 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781537786629
ISBN-10: 1537786628
Genre: History

Through the Brazilian Wilderness
2016 - Through the Brazilian Wilderness (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781536865929
ISBN-10: 1536865923
Genre: Travel

Ranch Life and the HuntingTrail
2016 - Ranch Life and the Huntingtrail (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781536865974
ISBN-10: 1536865974
Genre: Sports & Outdoors

The Naval War of 1812  Or the History of the United States Navy during the Last War with Great Britain to Which Is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans
Letters to His Children
2015 - Letters to His Children [Perfect Library] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781512225266
ISBN-10: 1512225266
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails
2014 - Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781628737967
ISBN-10: 1628737964
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors

2012 - Hero Tales From American History [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)
2010 - Theodore Roosevelt an Autobiography [Portuguese Edition] (Paperback)
2010 - Realizable Ideals [The Earl Lectures] (Paperback)
2010 - The Wilderness Hunter [Volume 02] (Paperback)
2009 - How Old Is Man [1916] (Paperback)
2009 - New York [1918] (Paperback)
2009 - The Wendigo [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - Works (Paperback)
2009 - The Deer Family [1903] (Paperback)
2009 - Applied Ethics [1911] (Paperback)
2009 - War Addresses 1917 [1918] (Paperback)
2009 - African and European Addresses By Roosevelt [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2008 - The Winning of the West Volume 1 [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - The Winning of the West Volume 3 [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - The Winning of the West Volume 4 [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - State of the Union Address [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
2004 - Theodore Roosevelt Letters and Speeches [Library of America] (Hardcover)
2003 - Hunting the Grisly and Other Sketches an Account of the Big Game of the United States and Its Chase with and Rifle [Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading - B&N Library of Essential Reading] (Paperback)
2001 - Greatest Presidential Speeches of the 20th Century [The Literate Listener Series Presents] (Audio Cassette)
1990 - The Rough Riders [Da Capo Paperback] (Paperback)
1988 - East of the Sun and West of the Moon [Ivory Adventure Classics] (Hardcover)
1986 - African Game Trials [Hunting Classics of] (Hardcover)
1986 - Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness Writing [Literature of the American Wilderness] (Paperback)
1900 - Winning of the West [4 Volumes] (Other)
Explorers of the Far West 18041807 [American History Documents;] (Paperback)
The Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Cdrom [BY THE THEODORE ROOSEVELT ASSOCIATION] (Other)
The Rough Rider [Classics Illustrated Special Issues, Volume 141A] (Paperback)