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Theodore Roosevelt

American Presidents

Int – Adv
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this lesson, students read a brief biography about the 26th president of the United States. Students learn new vocabulary and discuss the Panama Canal and the Spanish–American War.

This lesson mentions the assassination of President McKinley.

Focus

academic
reading
writing

Vocabulary

excel
summa cum laude
inconsolable
vigorously
cavalry unit
drive out
true to form
assassinate
trustbuster
imperialist
A spinning paper plane