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Browse our articles in alphabetical order to learn more about the life of Theodore Roosevelt as well as people, places and events which took place during his lifetime and beyond. These articles have been written or reviewed by historians to ensure their accuracy.

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Cannon, Joseph Gurney

Joseph Gurney Cannon was the influential Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives during most of Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency.

Cantonment

The cantonment was an abandoned army compound on the west bank of the Little Missouri River that served as a hunting lodge and headquarters at the time Theodore Roosevelt first appeared in Dakota Territory.

Cowles, Anna Roosevelt

Anna Roosevelt Cowles was Theodore Roosevelt’s elder sister.  Born in the family’s brownstone at 28 East 20th Street in New York City, she was always known as Bye or Bamie.