Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider to Rushmore
Eleventh graders study and answer questions about Theodore Roosevelt.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from “The Man in the Arena” Speech
Theodore Roosevelt's "The Man in the Arena" speech not only provides individuals with a chance to develop their reading skills but also provides much food for thought about current political situations. Cynics, fops, and voluptuaries...
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The presidential election of 1912 was a turning point in American politics. Whoever won would reshape the political spectrum. Learn about the key issues, each party's politics, and the four men who wanted to become president: William...
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Discover the motivations and policies of progressive presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Woodrow Wilson in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. The video discusses how the presidents handled the domestic...
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Theodore Roosevelt and Conservation
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Theodore Roosevelt and the Trusts
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The Meaning of America: Freedom and Individuality
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9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Theodore Roosevelt: A Bully Reformer
Young scholars explore the impact of industrialization and urbanization. In this Progressive Era lesson, students analyze primary and secondary sources to discover how Theodore Roosevelt's policies contributed to the rise of reform in...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Primary Source Picture Book
Travel through Europe with ten-year-old Teddy Roosevelt in this writing activity, which uses the picture book My Tour of Europe: by Teddy Roosevelt, by Ellen Jackson. After reading the book, readers compare it to passages from The...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable