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Teddy and McKinley

As President McKinley was Dying, No One Knew Where Vice President Teddy Roosevelt Was. He was in the Wilderness at the Time. He Raced All Night Down the Mountain Roads on a Buckboard Wagon in Pitch Black and Pouring Rains to be Sworn in.

President William McKinley is shaking hands at the Pan-American Exhibition in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, 1901, when a 28-year-old anarchist named Leon Czolgosz approaches him and fires two shots into his chest. But did you know that Vice President Roosevelt was in the wilderness then? No one knew where Vice President Teddy Roosevelt …

As President McKinley was Dying, No One Knew Where Vice President Teddy Roosevelt Was. He was in the Wilderness at the Time. He Raced All Night Down the Mountain Roads on a Buckboard Wagon in Pitch Black and Pouring Rains to be Sworn in. Read More »

Muscular Christianity

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was Founded Under the Principles of Muscular Christianity. It is a Philosophy That Ties Physical Strength and Development with Christian Spiritual Growth. The Same Philosophy Influenced the Creation of the Modern Olympic Games.

YMCA is a global youth organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with over 60 million beneficiaries in 120 countries. It was founded on June 6, 1844, by George William. The ultimate goal was to put Christian values into practice by developing a healthy body, mind, and spirit. But do you know that the organization was founded …

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was Founded Under the Principles of Muscular Christianity. It is a Philosophy That Ties Physical Strength and Development with Christian Spiritual Growth. The Same Philosophy Influenced the Creation of the Modern Olympic Games. Read More »

What Happened to Quentin Roosevelt?

Many lives were lost during the world wars. Many servicemen came from working-class backgrounds, but an elite few gave up their lives for the victories of their battles. But did you know that President Theodore Roosevelt’s sons also served in the war? Quentin Roosevelt, the youngest son of President Roosevelt. He served as a pilot …

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Eight years after JFK’s assassination, Jackie Kennedy avoided the public unveiling of their White House portraits, but the Nixons graciously agreed to a secret, private tour for her and her kids. It was her only return visit.

A Secret Visit “I wanted to let future generations know the man for what he was, a metaphor of America at a crossroads, not just handsome Jack.”- Aaron Shikler1 On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy’s life was tragically cut short in Dallas, Texas. A state funeral was quickly planned and the nation grieved …

Eight years after JFK’s assassination, Jackie Kennedy avoided the public unveiling of their White House portraits, but the Nixons graciously agreed to a secret, private tour for her and her kids. It was her only return visit. Read More »

Theodore Roosevelt’s 1880 undergraduate thesis at Harvard was titled: “The Practicability of Equalizing Men and Women before the Law” which argued for women’s rights, including property ownership, and argued that women ought to keep their birth names upon marrying.

2019 TR Nassau and Suffolk Police Awards Recipients Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt The Theodore Roosevelt Association is a historical and public service organization dedicated to perpetuating the memory and ideals of Theodore Roosevelt. While looking …

Theodore Roosevelt’s 1880 undergraduate thesis at Harvard was titled: “The Practicability of Equalizing Men and Women before the Law” which argued for women’s rights, including property ownership, and argued that women ought to keep their birth names upon marrying. Read More »

Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest son Quentin Roosevelt I was a pilot in World War I and was killed in France during combat. He is the only child of a US President to die in combat

Quentin Roosevelt For this subject’s nephew and namesake, see Quentin Roosevelt II. Quentin Roosevelt I (November 19, 1897 – July 14, 1918) was the youngest son of President Theodore Roosevelt and First Lady Edith Roosevelt. Inspired by his father and siblings, he joined the United States Army Air Service where he became a pursuit pilot …

Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest son Quentin Roosevelt I was a pilot in World War I and was killed in France during combat. He is the only child of a US President to die in combat Read More »

Einstein failing a math exam is a myth. He failed the entrance exam to Zurich Polytechnic because he did poorly on botany, zoology and language sections.

Did Einstein really fail math? In 1905, Theodore Roosevelt was inaugurated as the 26th president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt married Eleanor and the World Series matched the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Athletics. And, for four glorious months, Albert Einstein authored four papers that changed our understanding of the way the …

Einstein failing a math exam is a myth. He failed the entrance exam to Zurich Polytechnic because he did poorly on botany, zoology and language sections. Read More »