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Roosevelt vs. Newett

May 24, 2012

On May 26, 1913, a trial started in Marquette, Michigan. Theodore Roosevelt had sued the editor of the Iron Age newspaper, George Newett, for libel.

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The Progressive Creed

May 16, 2012

As the presidential election of 2012 heads into the party conventions where the party platforms will be developed, it is interesting to look back at the development of the Progressive, or Bull Moose, Party of 1912.

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on May 16, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Some Sound Advice

May 10, 2012

Some career and life advice written by Theodore Roosevelt to his son Kermit in 1913 is still applicable to all new college graduates today as they take their first steps into the world.

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The Fall of St. Pierre

May 08, 2012

St. Pierre was a picturesque city situated on the northwest coast of the island of Martinique. Roughly 7km northeast of St. Pierre was the 4,300 ft. peak of a dormant volcano known as Mount Pelee. The peace of Mount Pelee began to falter in April 1902.

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Posted by Grant Carlson on May 08, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

A Time of Change

May 04, 2012

Looking at the first few days of May, Theodore Roosevelt often started new ventures at this time of year.

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In the Merry Month of May

May 01, 2012

The nuances of cartoons often convey a lot of information in a single picture. Explore this example celebrating the beginning of the month of May.

In the Merry Month of May

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Posted by Krystal Thomas on May 01, 2012 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)  |  Share this post