A-Z Index

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.

View: All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

La Follette, Robert Marion, Sr.

Robert “Fighting Bob” La Follette (1855-1925), a progressive reformer from Wisconsin, resisted the corrupt influence of railroads, utilities, and large corporations. Like other early twentieth century activists, he challenged fellow citizens to take control of the machinery of government.

Longworth, Alice Lee Roosevelt

Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth was the only daughter of Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt.  She was born on February 12, 1884.

Louisiana Purchase Exposition

The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, commonly known as the St. Louis World’s Fair, took place in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1904. The Exposition commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase, coincided with the 1904 Olympic Games, and celebrated the United States’ new role as a world player.