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Address of President Roosevelt at Gardner, Massachusetts
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Title:

Address of President Roosevelt at Gardner, Massachusetts

Collection:

Library of Congress Manuscript Division

Description:

President Roosevelt believes that the purpose of good government is to produce decent men and women. Without virtuous citizens, a modern military and a modern democracy will not succeed. Roosevelt points to the veterans of the American Civil War as role models in virtue and courage. He concludes by noting the character qualities that are essential in public and private life.

Creation Date:

1902-09-02

Creator:

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Citation (Chicago Style):

Address of President Roosevelt at Gardner, Massachusetts. Theodore Roosevelt Papers. Library of Congress Manuscript Division. https://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o288768. Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library. Dickinson State University.
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