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He made the title of the President, instead of the political parties or the Congress, the epicenter of American government and legislation. Roosevelt also transformed the governments relationship to large industries and businesses. Preceding his presidency, the administration had normally given the giants of business and commerce complete freedom and authority to achieve their objectives. The President, however, considered that the government should have the right and the duty to control and regulate large industries so that its engagements did not negatively disturb the common public.
In addition, Roosevelt transformed foreign affairs, deeming that the nation had a global duty and that a solid foreign policy helped the countrys concerns. He decided to get involved in Latin America with little reluctance. He also worked with the Congress to reinforce the U.S. Navy, which he knew would discourage possible enemies from aiming the country. He spent time in discussing peace agreements, exerting to balance power in the world. He was accountable for instigating several antitrust laws, and he effectively persuaded the US offer to construct the Panama Canal. He also negotiated the termination of the Russo-Japanese War in 1905. The most well liked President up to his time, Teddy Roosevelt used his fervor to shape concerns, and to affect opinions and in the process, transformed the executive office
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Moreover, the paper examines the most peculiar contributions of each among Presidents in order to justify how it fostered the political cohesion between the President and the Congress, on the one hand, and the President and the nation, on the other hand. Theodore Roosevelt The name of the 26th President of the United States is credited with his persistent reforms on making the executive branch of power the paramount in holding power.
The nation awarded him the highest military honor –the medal of honor-posthumously and thus Roosevelt stands out as the only American president to have won the medal of honor. It was in 1897 that the President McKinley appointed Theodore Roosevelt as the Assistant Secretary of the Navy of the United States’ army.
He was the head of the Republican Party plus founder of the short-lived Progressive Party ("Bull Moose") of 1912. Prior to becoming President, Roosevelt held offices at the federal, state, as well as city levels. Roosevelt's accomplishments as an explorer, naturalist, author, soldier and hunter are as much a part of his reputation as any office he held as a politician.
Like Thomas Jefferson before, Roosevelt was much more than a politician; more particularly, he was a man of many and varied interests. He was interested in politics, in nature, in the environment, and in all of the social and environmental diversity which constituted his young and growing nation.
He focused on solving problems regarding the railroads, labor, and the processed food industry. He led by serving as according to him "If the people were to be served, then it was incumbent upon the President to orchestrate the initiatives that would be to their benefit and the nation's welfare." The first of fifty-one national bird sanctuaries, and the national parks and monuments he created are his major contributions to the U.S.
Although these consequences have been discussed by several generations of American and foreign historians, the debate is still far from being over.Politically, the War resolved arguably the key problem that persisted since the American Revolution of 1776: it proved that the republic is capable of coping with both external and internal threats.
naval fleet may be considered the significant issues of American foreign policy under his Presidentship.
American foreign policy, as laid down by the Founding Fathers, was based on free trade and non-intervention in global affairs. The Monroe Doctrine of 1823 insisted on
In the Pacific, it was Commodore George Dewey who took the president’s orders as they sailed onto Philippines from Hong Kong to capture the whole of the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. With their victory, the country named Commodore George