Teddy Roosevelt

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  • Yosemite under Federal Control

    Yosemite under Federal Control
    Teddy Roosevelt had visited Yosemite. He had gotten a private tour from John Muir. Muir was advocating for the land to be protected. After his visit, Roosevelt declared the and under federal control
  • Rough Rider at San Juan Hill

    Rough Rider at San Juan Hill
    The Battle of San Juan Hill was a major battle of the American- Spanish war. Roosevelt was the commander and awarded the Medal of Honor for his time served in Cuba
  • Named President when McKinley is assassinated

    Named President when McKinley is assassinated
    When President McKinley was assassinated, McKinley's vice president, Roosevelt was sworn into office
  • Coal strike

    Coal strike
    Miners in eastern Pennsylvania striked for higher wages and shorter workdays. Roosevelt attempted to persuade the union to end the strike with a promise that he would create a commission to study the causes of the strike and propose a solution
  • Elkins Act passed

    Elkins Act passed
    The Act authorized the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) to impose heavy fines on railroads that offered rebates, and upon the shippers that accepted these rebates.
  • Pelican Island

    Pelican Island
    President Roosevelt established the first wildlife refuge in Florida called Pelican Island.
  • Wins first full term as President

    Wins first full term as President
    Roosevelt became the 26th president of the US and became the first president to win a full term preceding the death predecessor
  • Passage of Pure Food And Drug Act

    Passage of Pure Food And Drug Act
    This act prohibited the sale of misbranded or adulterated food and drugs in interstate commerce and laid a foundation for the nation's first consumer protection agency
  • Devil’s Tower, Wyoming

     Devil’s Tower, Wyoming
    Devils Tower was the first United States national monument established by President Theodore Roosevelt
  • Leaves presidency to visit Africa

    Leaves presidency to visit Africa
    President Roosevelt led an expedition to Africa to collect specimens for the National Museum of Natural History. During this expedition, nearly 11,400 specimens were collected.
  • Runs for presidency, unsuccessfully for Bull-Moose Party

    Runs for presidency, unsuccessfully for Bull-Moose Party
    The Bull Moose Party was a third party in the United States formed by former president Theodore Roosevelt after he lost the presidential nomination of the Republican Party. The party was known for taking advanced positions on progressive and populist reforms.