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CATEGORY: Theodore Roosevelt
Teddy Roosevelt’s Bold (But Doomed) Battle to Change American Spelling
March 9, 2018

The 26th president found that simplifying the language was anything but simple. Read More

Presidential Portraits that Pop
February 12, 2018

Here are the back stories to some of the most intriguing presidential renderings. Read More

Presidential Feuds With the Media Are Nothing New
January 26, 2018

Journalists have angered presidents from the earliest days of America’s founding. Read More

The Amazonian Expedition That Nearly Killed Theodore Roosevelt
January 26, 2017

Following a disappointing loss in the 1912 presidential election, Theodore Roosevelt struck out on a treacherous expedition to navigate an unmapped river in the Amazon. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Teddy Roosevelt
October 25, 2013

Discover 10 surprising facts about America’s 26th president. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Roosevelts
December 20, 2012

From Franklin’s brushes with death to Eleanor’s midnight ride with Amelia Earhart, here are 10 things you may not know about this presidential pair. Read More

Remembering the 1912 Presidential Election
November 2, 2012

A former president, a current president, a future president and a Socialist Party candidate all sought the White House 100 years ago. Read More

When Teddy Roosevelt Was Shot in 1912, a Speech May Have Saved His Life
October 12, 2012

“It takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose.” Read More

How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football
September 6, 2012

Look back at football’s brutal beginnings and President Theodore Roosevelt’s quest to save the sport from abolition. Read More

Five Presidents’ Rocky Roads to the White House
February 20, 2012

This Presidents’ Day, check out the obstacles that five of our commanders-in-chief overcame on their way to the Oval Office. Read More