Ms. Crowell Assignment

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In History
  • Theodore Roosevelt is Born

    Theodore Roosevelt is Born
    On October 27, 1858, Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York, New York.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Named President after McKinly was assassinated

    Theodore Roosevelt Named President after McKinly was assassinated
    Theodore Roosevelt was original McKinley's Vice President for the 1900 election. Shortly after winning, McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York. Eight days later, Roosevelt was sworn in as the 26th president.
  • Elkins Act Passed

    Elkins Act Passed
    The Elkins Act is a law that modified the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887. This act prohibited railroads from accepting rebates and ensured that all customers paid the same rates for shipping.
  • Pelican Island

    Pelican Island
    Pelican Island, located in Florida, is the first ever national wildlife refuge. It was created to protect egrets and other birds from extinction through hunting.
  • Theodore Roosevelt wins 1st Full Term as President

    Theodore Roosevelt wins 1st Full Term as President
    The Election of 1904 was the first election in which Theodore Roosevelt was running for president. In this election, Roosevelt had 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes, which gave him the win.
  • Yosemite under Federal Control

    Yosemite under Federal Control
    In 1905, California legislature agreed to return Yosemite Valley to federal control. When the National Park Service formed in 1916, Yosemite became a National Park
  • Devil's Tower, Wyoming, Named the 1st National Monument

    Devil's Tower, Wyoming, Named the 1st National Monument
    Devil's Tower, located in northeast Wyoming, is the United State's first national monument. This 867 ft tall mountain (hard to describe what exactly it is) is open year-round and has many activities such as cliff-climbing and hiking.
  • Passage of Pure Food And Drug Act

    Passage of Pure Food And Drug Act
    The Passage of Pure Food And Drug Act prohibited the sale is misbranded food and drugs. This law was signed into law on June 23, 1906 and became effective the following year.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Leaves Presidency, Visits Africa

    Theodore Roosevelt Leaves Presidency, Visits Africa
    For the Election of 1908, Theodore Roosevelt chose not to run for a 3rd term. Within the first year of him leaving office, Roosevelt ventured off to Africa, where he hunted many animals. It is reported that he killed 512 animals with his son.
  • Theodore Roosevelt Runs for Presidency, Unsuccessfully for Bull-Moose Party

    Theodore Roosevelt Runs for Presidency, Unsuccessfully for Bull-Moose Party
    In the Election of 1912, Theodore Roosevelt attempted to run for a 3rd time with the Progressive Party, also known as the "Bull-Moose Party". Despite him being unsuccessful, Roosevelt still won 27.4% of the popular vote and got 88 electoral votes.