• A 1901 sketch of Theodore Roosevelt taking the oath of office in Buffalo, NY.

    Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural

    National Historic Site New York

September 5, 1901

The McKinleys rescheduled their visit for September. They arrived in Buffalo on the evening of September 4th. On the 5th the President spoke to a large crowd at the Pan-American Exposition about the need for mutual cooperation among the countries of the Western hemisphere.

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Theodore Roosevelt receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

Theodore Roosevelt was the first American to win the Nobel Peace Prize. He received it for his contribution to negotiating the Treaty of Portsmouth, ending the Russo-Japanese War.