1. Where was Theodore
Roosevelt born in on October 27, 1858?
2. Which childhood
medical condition kept Roosevelt inactive but also helped him develop
his intellectual interests?
3. From which university
did Roosevelt graduate in 1880?
4. What was the name
of Theodore's first wife and first child?
5. Which political
party did Roosevelt join in 1881?
6. Roosevelt made
a name for himself in the New York State Assembly as a:
7. Where did Roosevelt
spend the years 1884–1886 cattle ranching, writing, and trying
to forget the death of his first wife?
8. Roosevelt was
not elected Mayor of New York City because:
9. Who appointed
Roosevelt as U.S. Civil Service Commissioner?
10. Roosevelt served
as the Assistant Secretary of which department under President
McKinley's first administration?
11. As an assistant
cabinet member, Roosevelt believed:
12. The U.S. Congress
declared war on which country in 1898?
13. Roosevelt was
given what rank in the volunteer Rough Rider regiment?
14. Which "yellow"
journalist helped drive the U.S. towards war in 1898 and told Frederic
Remington, "You furnish the pictures, and I'll furnish the war!"?
15. Which ship's
sinking ignited the American public's cry for war against Spain?
16. The United States
gained control of all of the following islands during the war except:
17. The result of
the 1898 war was ironic because:
18. Why had Roosevelt
always wanted to be Vice President?
19. Which President
was assassinated in 1901, making Roosevelt the new President?
20. Which Secretary
of State devised an Open Door Policy for the United States, Japan,
and the European powers to share markets in China?
21. President Roosevelt
lost the sight in his left eye in 1905 when:
22. What action earned
Roosevelt the Nobel Peace Prize?
23. Which labor strike
did Roosevelt threaten to end using 10,000 troops?
24. Which Congressional
act did Roosevelt use to justify his trustbusting policies?
25. President Roosevelt's
conservation policies included:
26. What term was
applied to Roosevelt's bundle of domestic policies?
27. Which event greatly
angered Japan and almost led the nation into war?
28. Roosevelt's Corollary
to the Monroe Doctrine stated that:
29. What event angered
the President and prompted him to announce his corollary to the
30. In what year
during Roosevelt's Presidency did a financial panic hit the United
31. What book published
in 1906 prompted Roosevelt to investigate the horrible conditions
in the Chicago stockyards and meatpacking houses?
32. Whom did Alice
Roosevelt marry at a huge gala wedding at the White House in 1907?
33. Which man ran
for President against Roosevelt in 1904 and a total of four times
in his life?
34. Roosevelt was
the first President ever to:
35. Which government
agency was NOT created during Roosevelt's Presidency?
36. President Roosevelt's
forceful style of foreign policy was known as:
37. The younger and
more loyal members of Roosevelt's administration were known as:
38. Who was the rich
and famous financier who helped Roosevelt resolve the Coal Strike
and prevent a stock market crash?
39. What was the
40. Who succeeded
Roosevelt as President in 1909?
41. In 1914 Roosevelt
contracted yellow fever in:
42. In the 1912 Presidential
elections, Theodore Roosevelt ran for a third Presidential term
for which political party?
43. What were the
names of Roosevelt's domestic and foreign policy plans in the campaign
44. Who won the Presidential
election in 1912?
45. What ship did
the Germans sink in 1915, killing 114 Americans?
46. In which year
did the United States enter the World War I?
47. When World War
I broke out in Europe, Roosevelt felt:
48. How did Roosevelt's
son Quentin die in 1918?
49. How did Roosevelt
unexpectedly die on January 5, 1919?
50. Which President's
head is carved on Mt. Rushmore along with Washington's, Jefferson's