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Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Section 2 (of 2) of Supplemental Volume: Theodore Roosevelt, Supplement   By: (1858-1919)

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This compilation of the messages and papers of past presidents is a valuable resource for those interested in American history and politics. Section 2 of the Supplemental Volume focuses on Theodore Roosevelt, providing insight into his presidency and the issues he faced during his time in office.

The collection of speeches, letters, and other official documents offers a comprehensive view of Roosevelt's presidency, showcasing his leadership style and the challenges he encountered. The supplemental volume provides additional context and background information, enhancing the reader's understanding of this important period in American history.

Overall, this compilation is a must-read for anyone looking to delve deeper into the lives and legacies of past presidents. The meticulous research and presentation of primary sources make it a valuable addition to any history buff's library.

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Theodore Roosevelt

September 14, 1901

Messages, Proclamations, and Executive Orders to the end of the Fifty seventh Congress, First Session

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty seventh President of the United States, was born in the city of New York, October 27, 1858. His ancestors on the paternal side were of an old Knickerbocker family, and on the maternal side of Scotch Irish descent. He was educated at home under private tuition and prepared for matriculation into Harvard, where he was graduated in 1880. He spent the year of 1881 in study and travel. During the years 1882 1884 he was an assemblyman in the legislature of New York. During this term of service he introduced the first civil service bill in the legislature in 1883, and its passage was almost simultaneous with the passage of the Civil Service Bill through Congress. In 1884 he was the Chairman of the delegation from New York to the National Republican Convention. He received the nomination for mayor of the city of New York in 1886 as an Independent, but was defeated. He was made Civil Service Commissioner by President Harrison in 1889 and served as president of the board until May, 1895... Continue reading book >>

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