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Roosevelt, Theodore (1858–1919)

  • By: James M. Strock
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. president

Theodore Roosevelt was instrumental in transforming the United States into a world power, matching a U.S. military authority with a rising economic position. At home, he elevated the federal government to a then-unprecedented preeminence vis-à-vis private corporations and state ...

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