Mornings on Horseback - Part 1, Chapter 2 Lady from the South Summary & Analysis

David McCullough
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Part 1, Chapter 2 Lady from the South Summary

The Bullochs of Georgia were very different from the Roosevelts of New York, who rarely ventured from Manhattan Island except on business. The Roosevelts had few signs of daring, spontaneity, or senses of humor. They were restrained, particularly to do with business. The only break that Theodore made from the established pattern of his family was to join the Presbyterian Church, leaving the Dutch Reformed Church.

Theodore also brought Mittie Bulloch into the family. The Bullochs were southern both in background and outlook. They were antebellum slaveholding Georgia patricians. Mittie spent her first few years in Savannah, before the family moved to a settlement 250 miles inland called Roswell. It was about twenty miles north of Atlanta. The Roosevelt children found the stories of life at Roswell fascinating.

When Theodore met Mittie, she was...

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