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.

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Dear Maria Controversy

The "Dear Maria" controversy concerned the separation of church and state in regards to President Roosevelt's endorsement of a Catholic archbishop for elevation to the position of cardinal.

Derby, Ethel Carow Roosevelt

Ethel Carow Roosevelt Derby was the daughter of Theodore and Edith Kermit Roosevelt.

Dewey, George

George Dewey (1837-1917) was an American naval officer whose victory over the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay in 1898 made him a national hero.

Dresden Literary American Club

Theodore Roosevelt helped create the Dresden Literary American Club with his siblings Elliott and Corinne, and their cousins John and Maud Elliott, to share their short stories and poetry.

Du Bois, W. E. B.

W. E. B. Du Bois was an influential African-American sociologist, writer, and leader during Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency and afterward.