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In His Own Words: Christmas Morning

Dec 24, 2013

Christmas is particularly enjoyable when watching young children. The excitement of Christmas morning is so embedded in American culture that it has almost become a cliché. In a letter to his sister Anna, Theodore Roosevelt described the enjoyment he received from sharing his children’s excitement on Christmas morning in 1890.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 24, 2013 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Final Examinations

Dec 18, 2013

It is finals week here at Dickinson State University, and students are working diligently on their final projects as well as studying for their final examinations. Similarly, Theodore Roosevelt spent much time studying for his finals during his time at Harvard College.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 18, 2013 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In His Own Words: Hunting a Grizzly

Dec 13, 2013

n the fall of 1884, Theodore Roosevelt went on an elk hunting trip to the Bighorn mountains. Although the intention was to bag elk, he ended up shooting a grizzly bears, which he describes in a letter to his sister, Anna.

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Posted by Grant Carlson on Dec 13, 2013 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

In His Own Words: Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10, 2013

Theodore Roosevelt was not able to be present in Norway to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10, 1906, so he requested that the United States Ambassador to Norway, Herbert H. D. Peirce, accept it on his behalf.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 10, 2013 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post

Bitterly Cold

Dec 05, 2013

A cold snap has engulfed the northern plains, and everything seems to be frozen here in North Dakota.

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Posted by Keri Youngstrand on Dec 05, 2013 in History  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)  |  Share this post