Theodore Roosevelt - American Lion Flashcards

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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "a m​an who is the...
 
Patriarch
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "a group of businesses...
 
trust
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "when newspapers and...
 
Yellow Journalism
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "the policy of...
 
Imperialism
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "the effort to...
 
Philanthropist
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "disobeying authority"?
 
Insubordinate
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "one who is strongly...
 
bigot
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "when one group...
 
monopoly
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "to persuade...
 
cajole
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "having the characteristics...
 
leonine
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "saying one thing...
 
hypocrite
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What word used in the movie TR - An American Lion is defined as "a movement that...
 
Progressivism
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In the society that Teddy Roosevelt lived, what was meant by, "the gap in wealth?"
 
a few of the rich had most of the wealth and poor majority had to share a small portion of...
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What were some improvements made by progressivists in the society of Teddy Roosevelt's...
 
1.  better working conditions
2.  workman's compensation
3.  end...
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What were two ways the U.S. practiced Imperialism?
 
1.  Annexing Hawaii
2.  Making the Philippines a territory
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Which two countries did the U.S. help to win their independence?
 
1.  Cuba
2.  Panama
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How did different regions during the time in which Teddy Roosevelt live practice racism?
 
1.  separate but equal in the north
2.  Jim Crow laws in the south
3....
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Name the big three Gilded Age Industrialists.
 
1.  John D. Rockefeller
2.  Andrew Carnegie
3.  J.P. Morgan
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What resulted from the rise and fall of Gilded Age Industrialists?
 
1.  philanthrophy
2.  trusts were outlawed
3.  labor reform
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What were three reasons the wealthy industrialists were so hated in the Gilded Age?
 
1.  they bought out competing businesses to eliminate competition
2.  they...
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What were TR's beliefs about the Navy?
 
the U.S. needed a strong navy because the navy was the key to being a world power and maintaining...
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What did TR believe were three things the U.S. needed to do to have a powerful U.S. Navy?
 
1.  annexing Hawaii
2.  building the Panama Canal
3.  remove Spain...
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Why was the country outraged when TR invited Booker T. Washington to the White House for dinner?
 
Booker T. Washington was African American and racism was still a big problem so soon after...
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What was TR's "Square Deal?"
 
every citizen should have a fair chance to compete and succeed at business no matter how rich...
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How were TR's views on war?
 
1.  Sometimes war is good for society
2.  if you are always prepared for war,...
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What were TRs beliefs about his life?
 
1.  I will dedicate myself to a strenuous life
2.  Life and death are part...
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What were some of the most well-known of TR's qualities and values?
 
1.    brilliant
2.    energetic
3.    stubborn/persistent
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What was Teddy Roosevelt's political party until after he left the presidency?
 
republican
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What was Teddy Roosevelt's political party when he ran for a third term against Taft?
 
Bull Moose Party
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What is the Republican Party?
 
American Political Party that supports government support on social issues; limited government...
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What is the Democratic Party?
 
American political party that supports government support in economic issues; limited support...
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How did TR show he was imperialistic? 
 
1.  building the Panama Canal
2.  supporting the Monroe Doctrine
3....
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What is the Monroe Doctrine?
 
When President Monroe declared to the World that the U.S. would serve as the protector of all...
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What was the Bull Moose Party? 
 
They were the Progressive Republicans - though that traditional American values had been lost...
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What was the Bull Moose Party Platform?
 
1.  Unemployment insurance
2.  Women's suffrage
3.  Old age...
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What political party did TR run under in the presidential election against Woodrow Wilson and...
 
Bull Moose Party
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What was Teddy Roosevelt's motto on foreign policy?
 
"Speak softly and carry a big stick" - which meant promote peace by being friendly...
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How did TR demonstrate his foreign policy to Japan and Germany?
 
He sent the U.S. Navy or the "Great White Fleet" on a cruise around the world to...
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How did TR feel about U.S. involvement in World War I?
 
we had a duty to help the Allies and if we did not take a stand we would appear weak
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What were Theodore Roosevelt's nicknames?
 
1.  Teedie - His family's nickname for him
2.  TD - How he signed his...
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Where did Theodore Roosevelt go to college?  What do you know about this college?
 
Harvard - it is a college known for how smart you must be to get in
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What were some of the hardships Teddy Roosevelt faced in his lifetime?
 
1.  childhood asthma
2.  father's sudden death while TR was at college
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What were TR's major interests that influenced decisions he made during his presidency?
 
1.  the navy
2.  the outdoors/nature
3.  politics
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What were Teddy Roosevelt's major accomplishments in his first job as New York Senator?
 
he exposed scandals like the Rail Bribery and corruption in political offices
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What were Teddy Roosevelt's experiences with his second job as a cattle rancher?
 
Made money during the cattle boom but his cattle business went bust after a blizzard killed...
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What were TR's experiences and accomplishments in his third job as Civil Service Commissioner?
 
1.  he won over the American public
2.  he got rid of corruption
3....
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What were TR's accomplishments and experiences in his fourth job as New York City Police...
 
1.  introduced the first police wagons
2.  introduced the first phones in...
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Who did Teddy Roosevelt campaign for in his fifth job as a stump speaker?
 
William McKinley
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What job did TR get as a reward for his successful stump speaking?
 
Assistant Secretary of the Navy
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What was Theodore Roosevelt's accomplishments and experiences in his sixth job as Assistant...
 
1.  was able to control most of the naval affairs because the Secretary of the Navy John...
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What were Theodore Roosevelt's experiences and accomplishments as Lt. Col of the Volunteer...
 
1.  began the Rough Riders volunteer calvary
2.  Coined the Spanish - American...
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What job did Boss Platt nominate TR for when he returned from the Spanish - American War?
 
NY Governor
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What were TR's experiences and accomplishments in his eighth job as NY Governor?
 
1.  established his dominance in NY against Platt
2.  made the 8 hour work...
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Which president did Theodore Roosevelt serve as Vice President?
 
William McKinley
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How did TR become the president the first time?
 
William McKinley was shot.  TR was vice president so he took over the presidency.
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What were TR's experiences and accomplishments as president?
 
1.  progressive approach
2.  trustbuster
3.  remodeled the White...
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How did Teddy Roosevelt come to be called a trust buster during his presidency?
 
he busted big corporation trusts that tried to form monopolies
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What famous addition did TR add to the White House?
 
the West Wing
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What resulted from mediation between coal miners and coal mine owners in the Coal Miner's...
 
miners gained shorter work days, better working conditions and higher pay
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How did TR win the Nobel Peace Prize?
 
He negotiated peace talks between Japan and Russia which ended the Russo-Japanese War
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What resulted when Columbia denied TR the right to build the Panama Canal?
 
TR convinced Panama to declare independence and promised America would help them fight in the...
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What were TR's environmental contributions as president?
 
1.  hired a forestry expert to head the National Forestry Service that would oversee tree...
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What happened in Brownsville, Texas at the end of TR's second term?
 
A black regiment of soldiers was accused of killing and wounding white men in a brawl and TR...
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Where did TR go after his presidency for the Smithsonian Institute to bring back animal species...
 
Africa
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Why did TR go to the Amazon?
 
to explore an uncharted river and bring back plant and animal species for research for the...
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What was TR's last job before he died?
 
Public Speaker for the War effort
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What did specific things did TR promote for the War Effort during World War I?
 
1.  Helping/joining the Red Cross
2.  Helping/joining the Military
3....
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What technology and innovations developed during Teddy Roosevelt's lifetime?
 
1.  bicycle
2.  movies
3.  electric light
4.  telephone
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Describe the relationship between Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.
 
Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson disagreed on almost everything.
1.  TR was a...
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What was TR's relationship like with the Press?
 
TR felt it was important to use the press to sway the public opinion his way; he was popular...
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Why were logging industries angry with TR?
 
He protected large areas of forests from logging; restricted where they could log; made restrictions...
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What did bird farmers and hat makers have in common and why did they dislike Theodore Roosevelt's...
 
They worked together to create the latest fashion in wonen's hats - feather hats.  When...
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What two future presidents did TR heavily influence and how?
 
FDR - enacted TR's Bull Moose Party Platform policies during his presidency
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What did TR learn about politics as NY Governor when he dealt with Boss Platt?
 
How to be a fox - get along with others you do not agree with in order to better negotiate...
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Why is learning about Teddy Roosevelt important?  Why does it matter to you today?
 
1.  Teddy Roosevelt was the first president to establish the U.S. as a World Power


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