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Why Roosevelt Republican?
In 1955 Clinton Rossiter concludes in his Giants of American Conservatism " keeping in mind the principles of Adams and Marshall and practices of Washington and Webster, men like Theodore Roosevelt were most successful in shaping the old truths of conservatism to the new facts of industrialism and democracy. "
After one hundred years, Time Magazine proclaimed Teddy Roosevelt the first modern President of the United States of America. Why?
You may be a Roosevelt Republican and not know it. Take the following test and find out.
Do you value equality?
Roosevelt was the first president ever to entertain an African American, educator Booker T. Washington, dining with him and his family in the White House.
Do you value conservation?
Life long conservationist (today's environmentalist) Teddy Roosevelt created a whopping 150 new national forests, 18 national monuments, 51 wildlife refuges and 5 national parks by protecting 172 million acres, including America's natural masterpiece: Yosemite National Park.
Do you value personal character?
Theodore Roosevelt is the only president awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation's most honored military decoration.
Do you value peace?
Roosevelt is the only President awarded the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize and then selflessly donated his prize money to World War I relief efforts.
Do you value education?
Teddy Roosevelt is a Harvard graduate who wrote 40 books including the Naval War of 1812.
Do you value athleticism?
Coined the Strenuous Life, Teddy Roosevelt's zeal for athletics led to the emergence of modern sports in America including interscholastic competition, the NCAA, the World Series, and the First Olympics in the U.S.
Do you value family?
TR was father of five and married till his passing in 1919.
Do you value civil service and volunteerism?
Roosevelt served as U.S. Civil Service Commission, president of the New York City Board of Police Commissioners, U.S. Navy Secretary and formed the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry with the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898.
Do you value "fairness?
Teddy Roosevelt’s “Square Deal” had three basic ideas known as the “three C’s”: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection.
Do you value a strong American economy?
Teddy Roosevelt lead the greatest engineering and economic enterprise of his time: the PANAMA CANAL that Baltimore once again will prosper with the canal expansion.
Do Presidents Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln inspire you?
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If you answered "yes," to the questions above you are a Roosevelt Republican. Join us today.