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Roosevelt started his efforts to preserve Yellowstone National Park as early as 1894 when he as president of the Boone and Crockett Club (a hunters' organization comprised of eminent scientists, lawyers and politicians) worked the Secretary of the Interior to enlarge the park and improve its governance. The resulting legislation provided new levels of protection from commercial development and "ecological destruction". Conservation of natural wonders and natural resources became TR's legacy…

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President Theodore Roosevelt reads a book, while his dog Skip rests in his lap, in the doorway of the West Divide Creek ranch house in Colorado on September 12, 1905.

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You’d be surprised by what our former leaders might have done if they hadn’t been president. Have you ever wondered how Abraham Lincoln might have

You’d be surprised by what our former leaders might have done if they hadn’t been president. Have you ever wondered how Abraham Lincoln might have

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd president, was elected in the depths of the Great Depression on his promise to end the downturn and provide a New Deal for Americans. His programs are credited with spurring the recovery. He later formed a close alliance with England’s Winston Churchill to fight and win World War II. He is the only president to serve more than two terms.

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President Roosevelt’s Favorite Dish The Country Captain! Recipe: Mrs. Stamps, Buddy’s Mom, asked Daisy to autograph this recipe, which Daisy labeled as the President’s favorite. Rumor has it that Daisy was indeed FDR’s preferred cook. www.libertyladybook.com

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