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President Theodore Roosevelt initially invited the coal miners' union representatives and the mine owners to meet to settle the Coal Strike of 1902 because the nation needed coal to provide heat in the coming winter. Whe...

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Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick diplomacy was his policy for international relations during his presidency. The diplomacy received its famous moniker from a quote during a speech by Roosevelt: "Speak softly, and carry a b...

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President Theodore 'Teddy' Roosevelt was shot in the chest during a speech in 1912; Roosevelt not only survived the shot but also continued to deliver his public address. Roosevelt, who was 53 years old at the time, was ...

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There were two different presidents with the last name Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt's most famous act was the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, while Franklin Roosevelt's ...

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As of 2014, there have been two American presidents named Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt, commonly called Teddy, was the 26th president and was succeeded by William Howard Taft. Franklin D. Roosevelt, commonly known as FD...

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Theodore Roosevelt greatly increased the power of the presidency, largely by taking the position that the president could exercise any right not specifically denied him by the Constitution. Previously, Congress had been ...

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Franklin Roosevelt made a number of suggestions to spur the economy and help end the Great Depression, including introducing basic banking and welfare reforms. While many of his programs did not take effect until much la...

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