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Theodore Roosevelt
Lived: October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919

Served: 1901 – 1909

Quotes
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.

Courtesy is as much a mark of a gentleman as courage.

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

I am a part of everything that I have read.

I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.

I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character.

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.

Interesting Facts
Roosevelt authored twenty-five books and is credited for creating most of the National Parks. The river, “Rio Roosevelt” in South America, is named for Roosevelt after he traveled there on an expedition. Most of his traveling companions died from a fever during the trip.

Teaching Plans
Study the National Park System
Write about one of the quotations
Geography: study South America
Check out a collection of books written by Roosevelt
Use the courtesy quote and teach manners.

LINKS
http://www.theodore-roosevelt.com/
ttp://onlineroom.blogspot.com/2008/09/unusualfactstheodorerooseveltfacts.html
Search Google Images for a video of T. Roosevelt

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