The Legacy of Theodore Roosevelt An unForgettable man

Roosevelt is depicted policeman holding a cudgel featuring the words Big Stick Diplomacy.

Foreign Policy

'Speak softly and carry a big stick'
  1. Roosevelt Corollary: Roosevelt makes an extension to the Munroe Doctrine stating that he can act as the policeman in other nearby countries.
  2. Stronger Military and Navy: Roosevelt really starts beefing up the Navy (Great White Fleet).
  3. Imperialism: Roosevelt starts growing America into an empire by gaining territory and settling disputes. Through this he constructs the Panama Canal

The Roosevelt Corollary

The Great White Fleet

The Panama Canal

Presidency

A Modern President

  1. 'Steward of the People': National Parks, Consumer Rights, Trust-Busting
  2. Made the Executive Branch more powerful
  3. Well liked by media
  4. Charismatic
The Trust Buster T. Roosevelt

Domestic Policy

The Square Deal

  1. Conserved Natural Resources: T. Roosevelt set aside land for national parks.
  2. Trust-Buster: He took apart harmful monopolies.
  3. Protector of the Consumer: He helped start the FDA among other things to help protect consumers from harmful products.

The End

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