Perfect for ages 7 10Includes videos and audio of Teddy and important events in his life Includes pictures Everyone has read about history s most important people and events in dense textbooks and classrooms, but words can only say so much In Charles River Editors Interactive Biography for Kids series, history comes to life in video and audio, allowing your children to not only read history but truly experience it, through the eyes and ears of the people who were there.For a man who grew up to become the Bull Moose , Theodore Roosevelt was a sickly child, suffering from asthma and other maladies But his physical weakness actually drove him to be active, which also fostered an interest in nature It also helped that Teddy s family was wealthy, allowing him privileges including home school and the ability to attend Harvard, where he was an athlete and took an interest in naval affairs After finishing at Harvard, Teddy entered politics, but it didn t stop him from writing The Naval War of 1812 in 1882, establishing himself as a professional writer and historian In the 1890s, it was Teddy s turn to make history, leading the Rough Riders during the Spanish American War and being decorated for his service with a Medal of Honor He parlayed his glory into the governorship of New York and then the Vice Presidency under William McKinley When McKinley was assassinated in 1901, young Teddy was thrust into the presidency, one that would earn him a place on Mount Rush, Roosevelt s Square Deal domestic policies favored average citizens while busting trusts and monopolies Roosevelt also promoted conservation as an environmental stance, while his speak softly and carry a big stick foreign policy is still an oft used phrase today Roosevelt even earned a Nobel Prize during his presidency.By the time Roosevelt died in 1919, he was an American icon Today, Teddy is remembered for being an explorer, hunter, author, soldier, president, and safari adventurer, all of which combine into one unique reputation As with all legends, Roosevelt is often portrayed as a quintessential man s man, to the point that the legend obscures the actual man An Interactive Biography of Theodore Roosevelt for Kids covers the amazing and various facets of Roosevelt s life and career, while also looking at his personal life and assessing his ongoing legacy Along with videos and pictures of Roosevelt and other important people and events in his life, your kids will learn about the Bull Moose like never before Read An Interactive Biography of Theodore Roosevelt for Kids – heartforum.co.uk
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- Kindle Edition with Audio/Video
- 33 pages
- An Interactive Biography of Theodore Roosevelt for Kids
- Charles River Editors
- 24 December 2019 Charles River Editors