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Roosevelt, Theodore (Administration)

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, was born in New York City to Martha Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt Sr. on October 27, 1858. Roosevelt was the governor of New York from 1899 to 1901 and became vice president under President William McKinley in 1901. After McKinley was assassinated, Roosevelt became president on September 14, 1901, and was reelected to a second term in 1904.

The beginning of the 20th century was a harbinger of a new epoch in the history of the United States. The country was reinvigorated with its victory in the Spanish-American War of 1998 and its access to new markets by the Open Door policy. The country had become prosperous.

But Roosevelt was not satisfied with the state of the ...

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