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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.

Addams, Jane

Jane Addams was the first American woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and was a pioneer in the field of social work. She was also a prominent political activist and advocate of women’s suffrage who played a leading role in Theodore Roosevelt’s 1912 presidential campaign.

Theme: Family and Friends

Wharton, Edith

Edith Wharton was an American author and the first woman to earn a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She was also a friend of Theodore and Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt.

Theme: Family and Friends

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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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