"Who Was Theodore Roosevelt?" byMachael Burgan November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"Outside his hotel, Roosevelt never saw the saloonkeeper who approached him with a gun drawn." P.1

Based upon the context clues, "saloonkeeper" means someone who owns a saloon.

"Throughout his life, before making a major decision, Theodore always considered what his father might have considered what his father might have advised." (P.14)

Based upon the context clues, "adviced" means considered.

"The leaders of the local association liked Roosevelt and helped him win his first politicial race." (P.18)

Based uppon the context clues, "association" means an organization of people whith a common purpose and having a formal structure.

"The leaders of the local association liked Roosevelt and helped him win his first politicial race." (P.18)

Based upon the context clues, "politicial" means seeking power in the government or public affairs of a state, municipality.

"At twenty three, Roosevelt was the youngest lawmaker in the house." (P.18)

Based upon the context clues, "lawmaker" means people who make the laws.

"Roosevelt became known as a reformer--someone who wanted to change government and society to help as many people as possible." (P.20)

Based upon the context clues, "reformer" means someone who wanted to change government and society to help as many people as possible.

"Roosevelt believed he hed to fight "crookedness" wether it was "great or small."(p.20)

Based upon the context clues "crookedness" means not straightforward; dishonest.

"He was winning support among important republicans." (p.34)

Based upon the context clues "republicans" mean of, relating to, or of the nature of a republic.

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