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Theodore Roosevelt Timeline


Short Biography of President Theodore Roosevelt
Lifespan: 1858 - 1919
Born on October 27, 1858 in New York
Theodore Roosevelt died on January 6, 1919 in Oyster Bay, New York
Twenty-sixth President of America
His term in office was from 1901 to 1909

Why was Theodore Roosevelt famous?
Theodore Roosevelt was famous as the twenty-sixth President of the United States of America and was the first President to visit a foreign country whilst in office. He is famous for many accomplishments including the building of the Panama Canal, creating the National Parks and cracking down on business monopolies.

The next US President was William Taft.
 

1858

 

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York

1876

 

Battle of Little Bighorn

1877

 

Nez Perce War

1880

 

Married on October 27, 1880, to his first wife Alice Hathaway Lee (1861–1884)

1882

 

Chinese Exclusion Act and European Restriction Act

1882-84

 

Member of New York State Assembly, 1882-84

1886

 

Married his second wife, Edith Kermit Carow (1861–1948), on December 2, 1886

1889-95

 

Member of Civil Service Commission, 1889-95

1890

 

Yosemite National Park created
Wounded Knee Massacre

1895-97

 

Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1895-97

1896

 

Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1898

 

Spanish-American War. Theodore Roosevelt served in the Spanish-American War.

1898-1900

 

Governor of New York, 1898-1900

1901

 

Vice President, 1901 (under McKinley)

1901

 

1901 Theodore Roosevelt became the President of the United States of America

1904

 

Panama Canal Rights Acquired (1904)
Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904-1905)

1905

 

The "Square Deal" domestic program
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)

1906

 

Pure Food and Drug Act (1906)
San Francisco Earthquake (1906)
Theodore Roosevelt won Nobel Peace Prize (1906)

1907

 

Panic of 1907

1908

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)  established

1909

 

1909 The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt ended

1917

 

US enters World War I

1919

 

Theodore Roosevelt died in his sleep from a heart attack on January 6, 1919 in Oyster Bay, New York. Theodore Roosevelt was buried in Young’s Memorial Cemetery, New York.

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