Theodore Roosevelt's 3 Major Contributions

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Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt began his presidency in 1901, and by the time he left in 1908, he had imprinted a significant mark in American history. Theodore, also known as Teddy and T.R., helped nurture a still young country into the magnificent nation it has become today. An incredible amount of work had to be completed before this transformation of a nation could be accomplished. T.R. devoted every minute of his presidency to prepare America for the turn of the century. America was indefinitely shocked by the changes the 20th century brought with it, but Teddy 's efforts helped reduce the effect of the shock. The major three contributions of Theodore Roosevelt 's presidency are, in order of importance, his involvement in …show more content…

Roosevelt protected the Grand Canyon, naming it the Grand Canyon National Monument. He said this about the canyon, " Leave it as it is. You cannot improve upon it, not a bit. What you can do is keep it for your children, your children 's children, for all who come after you." America can thank T.R. for the fact that all these national monuments, forests, and parks exist today.

Preparing America to become a world power and building the nations defense up is no

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