Theodore Roosevelt

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Born
October 27, 1858
Birth Place
New York, New York
Political party
Republican (1897–1912)
Progressive Party (1912–1916)
Spouse(s)
Alice Hathaway Lee
(married 1880, died 1884)
Edith Kermit Carow (married 1886)
Occupation
Statesman, author, historian, explorer,
conservationist, civil servant
Religion
Dutch Reformed
Died
January 6, 1919
Death Place
Oyster Bay, New York

Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He is famous for his energetic personality, variety of interests and achievements, management of the Progressive Movement, model of masculinity, and his "cowboy" image. Roosevelt was the force behind the end 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 won the Nobel Peace Prize. Roosevelt embarked on a major journey to South America; the river on which he traveled now bears his name.


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