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Theodore Roosevelt By Patrick Clark
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT By EDMUND LESTER PEARSON
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An interesting personal Insight into the Life of Theodore Roosevelt commencing with "The Boy Who Collected Animals".
The Rough Riders By Theodore Roosevelt
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Roosevelt's chronicles of adventures, triumphs, and defeats with his Rough Riders in the Spanish-American War. The Rough Riders is the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of... More > three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish-American War and the only one of the three to see action. The United States Army was weakened and left with little manpower after the American Civil War roughly thirty years prior. As a result, President William McKinley called upon 1,250 volunteers to assist in the war efforts...< Less
Through the Brazilian Wilderness By Theodore Roosevelt
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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (1858–1919) was the 26th President of the United States. He is famous for lively "cowboy" image, his wast range of interests and achievements, and... More > his leadership of the Progressive "Bull Moose" Party of 1912. Besides politician, Roosevelt was a soldier, explorer, big game hunter, conservationist, historian, author and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. After his presidency, Teddy underwent an expedition to explore and map the area around the 950-mile River of Doubt in the unknown regions of Brazil and Paraguay. This six-week "zoological reconnaissance" was carried out with his son Kermit, with whom he'd endure all manner of hardships including dangerous animals, strange insects, fever, dysentery, oppressive heat, and killer rapids. Roosevelt's popular 1913 book Through the Brazilian Wilderness is the resulting account of this adventure.< Less
The Rough Riders By Theodore Roosevelt
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this is the detailed account of the famous Spanish American War unit, the Rough Riders. It is told by their commanding officer, Colonel Teddy Roosevelt.
Cthulhu and The River Of Doubt By Theodore Roosevelt
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This book is designed for the Role Player with a historic Horror bent, specifically for “Call of Cthulhu” but can be read by anyone. The bulk of the book is made up of the entire text... More > of “Through the Brazilian Wilderness” written by President Theodore Roosevelt. His writing describes a journey taken by himself and acquaintances in 1913, through the steamy jungles of Brazil travelling down the uncharted River of Doubt. This was no pleasure cruise. This journey was an exploring adventure of toil, fear, danger and murder. The jungle that surrounded them for months contained dangerous animals and threatening indigenous people, the water even held man eating fish. Footnotes appear throughout detailing elements and suggestions for turning this epic journey into a Role Playing campaign. An appendix at the end suggests some character profiles for the main protagonists. The Roosevelt-Rondon expedition is the perfect historical source for a role playing campaign.< Less
Cthulhu and The River Of Doubt By Theodore Roosevelt
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This book is designed for the Role Player with a historic Horror bent, specifically for “Call of Cthulhu” but can be read by anyone. The bulk of the book is made up of the entire text... More > of “Through the Brazilian Wilderness” written by President Theodore Roosevelt. His writing describes a journey taken by himself and acquaintances in 1913, through the steamy jungles of Brazil travelling down the uncharted River of Doubt. This was no pleasure cruise. This journey was an exploring adventure of toil, fear, danger and murder. The jungle that surrounded them for months contained dangerous animals and threatening indigenous people, the water even held man eating fish. Footnotes appear throughout detailing elements and suggestions for turning this epic journey into a Role Playing campaign. An appendix at the end suggests some character profiles for the main protagonists. The Roosevelt-Rondon expedition is the perfect historical source for a role playing campaign.< Less
THE WINNING OF THE WEST VOLUME I: FROM THE ALLEGHANIES TO THE MISSISSIPPI 1769-1776 By THEODORE ROOSEVELT
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This volume describes the tribulations of the settlers who opened up the first trails westward from the original thirteen colonies. No punches are pulled in describing the intense racial conflict and... More > the cruel warfare which followed: “The Creeks owed the land which they possessed to murder and rapine; they mercilessly destroyed all weaker communities, red or white . . . All men knew that the prisoners who fell into Indian hands, of whatever age or sex, often suffered a fate hideous and revolting beyond belief and beyond description. It was inevitable—indeed it was in many instances proper—that such deeds should awake in the breasts of the whites the grimmest, wildest spirit of revenge and hatred . . . Unless we were willing that the whole continent west of the Alleghanies should remain an unpeopled waste, the hunting-ground of savages, war was inevitable. . . for then the Indians themselves would have encroached on our [land]s.” Completely reset. Contains none of the facsimile errors which mar other copies.< Less
THE WINNING OF THE WEST VOLUME I: FROM THE ALLEGHANIES TO THE MISSISSIPPI 1769-1776 By THEODORE ROOSEVELT
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This volume describes the tribulations of the settlers who opened up the first trails westward from the original thirteen colonies. No punches are pulled in describing the intense racial conflict and... More > the cruel warfare which followed: “The Creeks owed the land which they possessed to murder and rapine; they mercilessly destroyed all weaker communities, red or white . . . All men knew that the prisoners who fell into Indian hands, of whatever age or sex, often suffered a fate hideous and revolting beyond belief and beyond description. It was inevitable—indeed it was in many instances proper—that such deeds should awake in the breasts of the whites the grimmest, wildest spirit of revenge and hatred . . . Unless we were willing that the whole continent west of the Alleghanies should remain an unpeopled waste, the hunting-ground of savages, war was inevitable. . . for then the Indians themselves would have encroached on our [land]s.” Completely reset. Contains none of the facsimile errors which mar other copies.< Less