The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt - Chapter 14, The Next Mayor of New York Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14, The Next Mayor of New York Summary and Analysis

At the Republican convention in New York City, party leaders implore Roosevelt to run for mayor. Though the timing of the elections nearly coincides with his planned departure for Europe, to rendezvous with Edith, he consents. As the city watches the construction of the new Statue of Liberty, Roosevelt rushes around, campaigning with all his strength.

At first, Roosevelt admits he fears he is doomed to lose. However, as the race progresses, he gains momentum on the other candidates. Days before the election, Roosevelt feels certain of victory. However, fearing that voting for Roosevelt throws away their votes, his supporters defect and Roosevelt suffers an embarrassing loss. He rejoices, however, in Lodge's win of a seat in Congress.

Four days after the election, Roosevelt and Bamie board a ship...

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