Theodore Roosevelt Research Paper

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Theodore Roosevelt had a rough start in his early life in his hometown of Manhattan, New York City in October 27, 1858. Theodore looked up to Theodore Sr. and Martha “Mittie” Roosevelt his parents. Roosevelt’s parents were very wealthy, Theodore Sr. was a businessman and philanthropist. Martha was a Southerner, she grew up in George on a farm. Roosevelt grew up surrounded by the love of his parents and siblings he looked up to his whole family. He was a very sick child he suffered from asthma. Roosevelt as a teenager decided to join the gymnastics and weight-lifting program. This helped Roosevelt to get rid of his asthma, Roosevelt always found time to go out and ride bikes and exercise. When Roosevelt was young he was taught by private teachers, …show more content…
Therefore Roosevelt graduated from Harvard University in 1880, After he met Alice Hathaway Lee and later married her. (Theodore Roosevelt). Roosevelt enrolled in another school called Columbia Law School, but soon dropped out after one year to pursue a public service career. Soon after that Roosevelt was elected to the New York Assembly and served two terms in office. Soon after that a horrible tragedy struck Roosevelt in 1884. On February 12th, Alice was giving birth to a daughter named Alice Lee, Two days after the birth Roosevelt’s mother died of typhoid fever and his wife died of kidney disease one right after each other under the same roof. A few months after that, Roosevelt started pursuing a political career to escape his troubles. Roosevelt left his daughter under the protection of his sister and fled to the Badlands. When he was out West, Roosevelt picked up on the country lifestyle and decided to raise cattle and start to hunt grizzly bear. Roosevelt bought two ranches and thousands of cattle. He had many hardships in the West, but then Roosevelt gave up that life and went back

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