Theodore Roosevelt Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 18 pages of information about the life of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Theodore Roosevelt

The persona Theodore Roosevelt projected as, among other things, president of the United States, man of letters, Rough Rider, historian, big-game hunter, and conservationist has come to symbolize the temper of his time. The noted historian Albert J. Beveridge observed in the Theodore Roosevelt Cyclopedia (1941), edited by Albert Bushnell Hart and Herbert Ronald Ferleger, that "More than any other man of his period, [Roosevelt's] character and his life typified the character and the life of the American people as a whole." Roosevelt brimmed with all the expansiveness, enthusiasm, and progressivism of the nation at the beginning of the twentieth century, as well as with its contradictions, biases, and prejudices. While some modern scholars count some of the most enlightened impulses of the United States toward conservation of natural and human resources as part of Roosevelt's legacy, others point to imperialistic and paternalistic attitudes of the country toward nature...

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