An Unexpected Inauguration that Changed the Nation
As president, Theodore Roosevelt created protections for ordinary citizens, began regulation of big business, and made the US a major force in international affairs. Yet one of the most important presidencies in America's history nearly didn't happen. See the place where a brief, emotional, and improvised ceremony in Buffalo, NY brought TR into office, and forever altered the nation.
Did You Know?
Theodore Roosevelt was the first American president to have a telephone installed in his home. It allowed him to keep in contact with Washington when he was at Sagamore Hill. More...