Thursday, February 14, 2013

Teddy Roosevelt

1. Describe T.R.'s life before he became president(where was he from, date he was born, something interesting about his life)
        Born on Oct 27, 1858- Jan 6, 1919 in New York City in a wealthy home. He held an office at the city, state, and federal level. Roosevelt was a hunter, naturalist, explorer, author, and soldier.

2. How did he became president?
         With the assassination of President McKinley.

3. What was T.R.'s "Bully Pulpit"?
       A public office or position of authority that provides its occupant with an opportunity to speak out on any issue and be listen. 

4. Summarize T.R.'s opinion on civil rights
      He thought that white and black should not be equal but to get hired, just for publicity he invited Booker T. Washington to the white house.
5. Explain if you would like T.R. if he were president today.
      I do not know because i thought he would like everybody equal but i guess not.

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