2 Overarching QuestionWhat did Roosevelt do to earn immortalization at Mount Rushmore? Most people can easily answer why the others figures were chosen. So……………..after studying about the life and work of Theodore Roosevelt, YOU decide why YOU THINK he was placed among such prestigious company (George Washington - the father of our country, Thomas Jefferson - author of the Declaration of Independence, and Abraham Lincoln - the “Great Emancipator” who united the country.
17 The Bully Pulpit How things “ought to be” A bully pulpit speech in Evanston, Illinois
18 Roosevelt as Conservationist National Parks, National Forests, game and bird preserves, and other federal reservations230,000,000 acresPresident Theodore Roosevelt at Yosemite in 1903.
19 Roosevelt and National Parks "Leave it as it is. You can not improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it."
20 Panama Canal: Roosevelt’s Most Famous Foreign Policy Initiative Here TR inspects the canal construction in Panama in 1906.
21 The Square Deal A fair shake for all Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 Meat Inspection Act of 1906
22 Attack on Laissez Faire Work to curb the power of trusts "within reasonable limits"Roosevelt the “Trust Buster”
23 Big Stick DiplomacyA favorite proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick "What do you think this means?
24 TR Saves Football Meeting of the Big Three American Football Rules Committee was formedRules to make the game less dangerous
25 Presidential FirstsFirst to invite an African American to a White House dinnerFirst to have Secret Service protectionFirst to win Nobel Peace Prize for his work towards ending the Russo-Japanese WarFirst to take trip outside the United States
26 More Presidential Firsts First to give an open invitation to the pressFirst to be submerged in a submarine, to own a car, to have a telephone in his home, and to be allowed to operate the light switches in the White House
27 Roosevelt Hand Picks Taft Theodore Roosevelt with incoming President William Howard Taft on Taft's inauguration day in 1909
28 Roosevelt Loses to Wilson The “Progressive Bull Moose” loses in 1912Life goes onTheodore Roosevelt at the wedding of his daughter Ethel to Richard Derby.
29 An Older Theodore Roosevelt Agony over the death of Quentin in World War I"Grandfather" Roosevelt hugs baby granddaughter Edith Roosevelt Derby, 1918.
30 Roosevelt’s Death "The old lion is dead." Photo shows the burial of Theodore Roosevelt, January 1919 in Young’s Memorial Cemetery, Oyster Bay, NY.
31 Works Cited "Theodore Roosevelt Collection." 1998. Harvard College Library. 4 Dec 2006< artment /roosevelt.html. >.