Teddy Roosevelt

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In History
  • Theodore Roosevelt is Born

    Theodore Roosevelt is Born
    Teddy Roosevelt was born in 1858 in New York, NY.
  • Named President when McKinley is Assassinated

    Named President when McKinley is Assassinated
    The 25th President of the US, William McKinley was assassinated. This led so Roosevelt becoming the heir to the throne since he was elected as the Vice President at the time.
  • Coal Strike

    Coal Strike
    The Coal Strike all started because the workers felt that they were being treated and paid unfairly. Roosevelt resolved this by studying and finding reasons as to why the strike started, this led to him promising a solution to all of the workers if they halted the strike.
  • Pelican Island, Florida named first national wildfire refuge

    Pelican Island, Florida named first national wildfire refuge
    Pelican Island was established as the first bird refuge/ national wildfire refuge in the United States. By the end of his presidency, Roosevelt established 9 more reservations.
  • Elkins Act Passed

    Elkins Act Passed
    The Elkins Act placed heavy fines on railroads that allowed refunds. Any shipper that would accept a full or partial refund would also be heavily fined.
  • Yosemite Under Federal Control

    Yosemite Under Federal Control
    President Roosevelt visited Yosemite National Park with John Muir as they discussed ways to preserve the national parks and forests. Roosevelt also agreed to go on this trip because he "felt it"in his heart.
  • Wins first full term as President

    Wins first full term as President
    Theodore Roosevelt was elected for his first full term as president after he took control after McKinley's assassination. He is also the youngest person to ever be inaugurated into the White House.
  • Devil's Tower, Wyoming, named first national monument

    Devil's Tower, Wyoming, named first national monument
    President Roosevelt named Devil's Tower a national/ sacred monument as it was sentimental to many Plains Indians and was a very popular rock climbing site.
  • Passage of Pure Food and Drug Act

    Passage of Pure Food and Drug Act
    Roosevelt sign this act in order to control the food and drugs moving along the interstate commerce. This was a full on investigation for Roosevelt as he wanted to see what was going on in the meat-packing industry.
  • Leaves Presidency, visits Africa

    Leaves Presidency, visits Africa
    Roosevelt decided to head to Africa for an expedition/ safari in order to obtain new artifacts for the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. This entire expedition lasted for an entire year as he collected over 11,000 specimen for the museum.
  • Runs for Presidency, unsuccessfully for Bull-Moose Party

    Runs for Presidency, unsuccessfully for Bull-Moose Party
    Even though Roosevelt was able to win the popular vote in most elections, the Republicans did not chose him as the Republican candidate. This led to Roosevelt joining the Bull-Moose party after being rejected by the Republican party.