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Who was assassinated in 1901 causing Vice President Theodore Roosevelt to become president?

McKinley

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What does Roosevelt call the platform from which he speaks to the American people?

Bully Pulpit

2

What agency did Roosevelt create in 1905, that would manage government forest land?

US forest service

3

What was Roosevelt's domestic policy that would keep businesses in check, regulate the economy, and make sure consumers are treated fairly?

Square Deal

4

What nickname does Roosevelt receive after enforcing the Sherman Anti-trust Act.

Trust buster

5

What does Roosevelt add to the Monroe Doctrine that makes it a more aggressive piece of foreign policy?

Roosevelt corollary

6

Which military branch does Roosevelt double to help enforce the Monroe Doctrine?

Navy

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What is the West African proverb that Roosevelt states while implementing the Monroe Doctrine?

"Speak softly and carry a big stick"

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Why does Roosevelt support a revolution in Panama against the country of Columbia?

To gain control of the territory to build a canal

9

How does the Panama Canal change world travel?

It make the time for travel in the area significantly shorter - less time - shorter distance

10

What was the nickname of the four Navy battle squadrons that were sent on a worldwide tour?

The great white fleet

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What was the purpose of the worldwide tour of the great white fleet?

To show that the US could operate on a global scale

12

Why did Roosevelt receive the Nobel-Peace Prize?

He negotiated the peace of the Russo-Japanese war

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What children's toy was named after Roosevelt?

The Teddy Bear

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What famous US monument is Roosevelt's face on?

Mount Rushmore