Teddy Roosevelt Personality

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“Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” This is a quote by the best president that ever served this great nation, and his name was Teddy. Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858, in New York City to a wealthy family. His parents were Theodore Sr., a businessman and philanthropist, and Martha Roosevelt. Theodore was the second of four children. Barnie, his older sister lived from 1855 to 1931. Eliot, his younger brother, was born in 1860 and died in 1894, and his younger sister Connie, who lived from 1861 to 1933. Roosevelt was born a sickly child with asthma. Because of this, he began working out as much as he could to compensate for his disabilities. Roosevelt became an advocate for exercise and the “strenuous life.” Roosevelt always made time in his life for active things like hiking, horseback riding, and swimming. When Teddy was just a young kid, he was taught by many tutors at home. With this education, Theodore Roosevelt enrolled at Harvard college in 1876, where he studied many subjects including German, Natural History, Zoology, Forensics, and Composition. While at Harvard, Teddy Roosevelt started wrestling and boxing to stay in shape. Also at Harvard, Teddy Roosevelt met Alice Hathaway Lee…show more content…
The term consumer protection means that the consumer will be safe from things like misleading and unfair business practices, and mislabeled, damaged, or faulty products. To advance consumer protection, Roosevelt enacted two acts. The first of these was the Meat Inspection Act of 1906 which put a stop to the appalling conditions as described in The Jungle by Upton Sinclair in many meat processing and packing plants. After this was passed, Roosevelt moved on to to the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 which banned and prevented the mislabeling of food and drugs and laid the foundation for the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA (Alchin, Linda; “The Pure Food and Drug
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