Theodore Roosevelt: Friend, Family Member and Leader
Theodore Roosevelt was one of the many presidents of the United States, but being a president was not the only point in his life that made him who he was. To some, he was a friend, family member, a leader, but to those who weren’t sure of who he is, he may have just been a person who used to live on this Earth.
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York, New York. His parents were Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. and Martha Bulloch of Georgia. Growing up, Theodore had suffered a very sickly life with asthma but this did not stop him from living his life to the fullest.Even though he was sick, teenage Theodore Roosevelt had went through gymnastics and weightlifting in order to “build his body”. Through this training, Roosevelt had developed a love for exercise and also developed a muscular body. Because he loved to workout so much, he slowly made his way to taking hikes and a riding horses and swimming, basically doing outdoor activities. As he grew older, Teddy Roosevelt’s love for the outdoors never died, only prospered.
Theodore Roosevelt had studied in Harvard College and learned a wide range of subjects. Throughout time, Roosevelt had fallen in love with Alice Hathaway Lee and they were married by October 1880. Theodore Roosevelt had enrolled in Columbia Law School, but that wasn’t his style so he dropped out a year later and focused on public service. This career lead to another and a long time after, Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, after a tragic death for President McKinley.
President Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest male to ever be president. His leadership had changed the standards of who a president should be, despite his young age.His presidential term last from September 14, 1901 to March 4, 1909. He had lived a happy and influential life, but just like all people, he later on died. Theodore Roosevelt had taken his last breath on January 6, 1919, ten years after his term ended. It has been 99 years since he died, but his legacy is still remembered and never forgotten.
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