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The Great Adventure: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Modern America

Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of Modern America

Published by Dutton Juvenile .
Written in English.

About the Edition

"We knew toil and hardship and hunger and thirst . . . but we felt the hardy life in our veins, and ours was the glory of work and the joy of living."
-Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt is one of Americaas liveliest and most influential figures. He was a scholar, cowboy, war hero, explorer, and a brilliant politician. As president, Rooseveltas far-reaching policies abroad and at home forever changed both our nationas place in the world and the life of every modern American.

Fascinating details and an intimate, fast-paced narrative explore the heroic life and complex world of an American icon.

Table of Contents

1 A boy of old manhatten 12
2 The life of effort 34
3 a thundering express train 62
4 following the drum: from battlefield to white house 89
5 at home in the white house 110
6 i believe in power 123
7 conservation is a great moral issue 149
8 the young giant of the west 164
9 the most difficult task 188
10 the rough riders last flight 210

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
256
Dimensions
10.1 x 8.1 x 1 inches
Weight
3.6 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10440329M
ISBN 10
0525476598
ISBN 13
9780525476597
OCLC/WorldCat
76939863
Library Thing
4112188
Goodreads
40932

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