Roosevelt vs. Wilson Essay

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Roosevelt vs. Wilson

Two great men, two great presidents, led our nations to excellency and great success. Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson were hard working, intelligent men who were very familiar, but were also different in many aspects. Through their dedication to our country and their passion of politics they have made our country better. There were many similarities between Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. The special relationship with their fathers was a quality that the two men shared. Their dads were huge influences in their lives, they got a whole lot of their inspiration from their fathers. T.R.'s dad passed early in his life, and even though he might not have been there physically, he was still with
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Although both men were affected very traumatically over their wives' passings, they both eventually remarried and found that life's filled with happiness. A third similarity between these two fine presidents would be their terrific speaking ability. Both men were absolutely terrific orators. They were passionate about the issues and got involved in all affairs. They were speakers who could motivate a crowd, everybody listened when Teddy or Woodrow spoke. Some presidents are the type to not really care all that much. And just have people write out speeches for them, but T.R. and Woodrow really cared about what they were saying. Both men had a special quality about them that was brought out in the way they presented themselves and spoke. It was easy for the average American to relate to these men. Although it seems hard to imagine, these men were also very different. They were very much alike in a lot of ways, but indeed they did have strong differences in personality and opinions. To start, on difference is that T.R. was an advocate of war and liked everything about it. Perhaps the reason for this is because his father did not fight in the Civil War and Teddy was embarrassed. He supported war and even led his own calvary, the "Rough Riders", in the Spanish-American War. Woodrow wouldn't do anything to stay out of war. German subs sank an American
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