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Theodore Roosevelt

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.

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Vocabulary
  • excel
  • summa cum laude
  • inconsolable
  • vigorously
  • cavalry unit
  • drive out
  • true to form
  • assassinate
  • trustbuster
  • imperialist
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions