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        President Theodore Roosevelt: Foreign Policy Statesman or Bully? | The Roosevelts

        Evaluate Theodore Roosevelt's legacy in foreign affairs with this lesson plan associated with Ken Burns' The Roosevelts. Students will analyze the U.S. Constitution as it pertains to the powers of the president to formulate and implement foreign policy, and debate Theodore Roosevelt's legacy using primary and secondary sources, including the video clips from The Roosevelts in this Media Gallery.

        Theodore Roosevelt's Childhood

        Theodore Roosevelt was a sickly child, severely asthmatic and not expected to live long.

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        Theodore Roosevelt: Warmonger

        Theodore Roosevelt was an imperialist and always ready for war and battle.

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        Alone in Cuba

        Theodore Roosevelt fights in the Spanish-American War of 1898.

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        Speak Softly

        Theodore Roosevelt's views on what makes a civilized nation.

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        Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

        Theodore Roosevelt bullies his way into building the Panama Canal.

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        Theodore Roosevelt Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

        Theodore Roosevelt settles the Russo-Japanese War and wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

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        Theodore Roosevelt and WWI

        President Wilson asks congress to declare war on Germany on April 2, 1917.

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