Accomplishments Of Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt has had many achievements and has helped the world in so many ways. Roosevelt was very persistent in every job he had, as well as his many roles in the government. He served on a police board and he was a strong supporter of the war in Spain. He had joined a group called the Rough Riders. Roosevelt mediated the Russian and Japanese war, as a result for that he won the Nobel peace prize. He pursued a good policy of enforcing all of the anti-trust laws. He was a very persistent speech maker such as, when he was shot at point blank range by a fanatic, he got back up and finish his speech. Later he died from a blood clot. He had many achievements in the government. His first achievement was when he served on the commission of the USA civil service. While there, insured strict enforcement of service laws. He served as the president of the police force board. The New York Police Department was one of the most corrupt in America; the NYPD’s history division records that Roosevelt was “an iron willed leader of unimpeachable honesty, who brought a reforming zeal to the New York City Police Commission in 1895”. (Theodore Roosevelt, History…show more content…
While he was there, he was shot in the chest at point blank range by a fanatic. Even though he would soon get back up and finish his speech while still wounded, not to mention that the rest of the speech was a 90 minutes long. He died in 1919 from a blood clot seven years after being shot. Thomas R. Marshall, Vice President said that “Death had to take Roosevelt sleeping, for if he had been awake, there would have been a fight.” (Theodore Roosevelt, Wikipedia) Roosevelt’s final words were “no man has had a happier life than I have led; a happier life in every way”. (Theodore Roosevelt, History &
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