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Theodore Roosevelt was the 26 th President of the United States. He was a President who people, “trusted,” in. He was a hero in the Spanish-American War. Roosevelt became president in 1901.
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858, in New York City. He was born into a wealthy family. Roosevelt was an active mischievous kid. He did boxing lessons as a child, and that became his favorite sport.
When Roosevelt was older, he expressed mixed feelings. Pondering his largely home-based early education and his college experience in his autobiography, he was a smart young person.
Alice Hathaway Lee was the first wife of Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt’s wife, Alice died of an undiagnosed kidney failure. Theodore Roosevelt’s mother had died of typhoid fever, in the same house, on the same day as his wife.
In Roosevelt’s early political career he attended the Republican National Convention in 1884. In the 1888 presidential election, Roosevelt campaigned in the Midwest for Benjamin Harrison. He became president of the board of New York City Police Commissioners in 1895.
IIn 1901, when Roosevelt was Vice President, President William McKinley was assassinated. BBecause of William McKinley’s assassination, Theodore Roosevelt was elected President of the United States in 1901.
By 1919, Roosevelt’s life was coming to an end. He had a bad illness that caused him to be very sick.
When Theodore Roosevelt was a child, he was very sick, also. When he was a young kid he got asthma. He had to rest in bed or slouching in a chair most of his early childhood.
Theodore was sick most of his early years, and at the very end of his life. Once Theodore Roosevelt had a bad illness, after 2 ½ months of the illness, Theodore Roosevelt died on January 6, 1919. He was buried in Young’s Memorial Cemetery. People will always remember Theodore Roosevelt as a, “hero.”
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