October 27: Theodore Roosevelt
On this date in 1858, Theodore Rosevelt Jr., 26th President of the United States, was born.
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At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898, Roosevelt formed the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, known as the “Rough Riders.” This passage describes the Rough Riders’ experience in Tampa on their way to Cuba. Lit2Go Duration: 16 minutes, 25 seconds.
A map of the United States showing the results of the 1904 presidential election. The map is keyed to show the states carried by the Republicans (Theodore Roosevelt), Democrats (Alton B. Parker), and the areas where minor parties garnered 5 percent or more of the votes. From the Maps ETC website.