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Roosevelt"s Rough Riders (We the People: Industrial America) by Andrew Santella

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English


  • General,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7994276M
ISBN 10075651732X
ISBN 109780756517328

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  Teddy Roosevelt was such a dynamo of a man that he was put up on Mount Rushmore along with three other super-presidents. And the Teddy Bear is named after him! He was pretty fascinating, take a.   The unit subsequently became known as 'Roosevelt's Rough Riders', after Buffalo Bill's popular cowboy show that featured 'Rough Riders of the World'. Many of the volunteers were struck down by disease and sickness during the campaign, and the unit was eventually withdrawn, returning to a hero's welcome in the : Bloomsbury Publishing.   The Rough Riders are best remembered for their charge up San Juan Hill on July 1, Roosevelt and his Rough Riders were a colorful group of characters. During the war, they received the most publicity of any unit in the army. A few days after the Rough Riders' charge up San Juan Hill, the Spanish fleet fled Cuba/5(52). Bibliography: (As a service to our readers, clicking on title in red will take you to that book on ). Blizzard, Jim - Info. on Carl Scharnhorst. Jones, Virgil Carrington, Roosevelt's Rough Riders. (Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, )