By reading this koob, you will learn about Theodore Roosevelt’s rise to the presidency of the United States.
You will also learn:
How Roosevelt overcame childhood illness and thrived in his younger years
How he found both success and failure in his first political position
How his move out West inspired him personally and professionally
How his dedication as a civil servant and his undying party loyalty brought him triumph and hardships
How he used his role as Police Commissioner to clean up New York City
How his role as Assistant Secretary of the Navy eventually led him to the presidency
On October 27, 1858, Theodore and Martha Roosevelt had their second child and first son on East 20th Street in New York City. In early life and at Harvard, Theodore Roosevelt pursued his passion for nature and determinedly strengthened his physique enough to be able to endure weeks-long hunting trips in the Badlands of the West. But ultimately he was unable to resist his knack for politics, serving in both New York and Washington as an extremely influential Republican whose black and white views on right and wrong made lasting impacts in the legislature and whose courage and charisma made for a beloved leader in the Cuban war. Are you ready to discover how Theodore Roosevelt rose to the American presidency?