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Theodore Roosevelt’s interests and pursuits were many and varied. Complex, highly active, and intellectual, he lived both his personal and public life with vigor and passion. Explore the many facets of TR by reviewing the articles and themes below.

Henderson, David Bremner

David Bremner Henderson served as Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 56th and 57th Congresses—which included President Theodore Roosevelt’s first term—until Henderson’s surprise resignation in 1903.

Theme: Politics and Government

Muckraker

Muckraker is the word used to describe any Progressive Era journalist who investigated and publicized social and economic injustices.

Theme: Culture and Society

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Biographical Overview

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Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He was born on October 27, 1858, in New York City and died on January 6, 1919. In the sixty intervening years he lived one of the most strenuous lives in American history.

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