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The Avalon Project : Inaugural Address of Theodore Roosevelt

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

In his inaugural address, Roosevelt sought to allay the American public's concerns over the economy. While ever careful to refrain from wrongdoing others, we must be no less insistent that we are not wronged ourselves. Much has been given us, and much will rightfully be expected from us. Philander Knox; the Secretary of the Interior, Mr. We now face other perils, the very existence of which it was impossible that they should foresee. Roosevelt, een historicus en auteur van beroep, was van 1897 tot 1898 onderminister van de Marine in het kabinet van president William McKinley en van 1899 tot 1900 de 33e gouverneur. We wish peace, but we wish the peace of justice, the peace of righteousness.

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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

My fellow-citizens, No people on earth have more cause to be thankful than ours, and this is said reverently, in no spirit of boastfulness in our own strength, but with gratitude to the Giver of Good who has blessed us with the conditions which have enabled us to achieve so large a measure of well-being and of happiness. By using diction and figurative language as well as triggering patriotism, Kennedy creates a sense of unity for all his listeners. Then President Roosevelt made the announcement of his request to the cabinet to remain in office. Roosevelt also wholeheartedly supported, and enforced, the fair treatment of workers, most of whom were exploited by their employers through low wages,. The president responded a short two days later with his approval and a few additional notes regarding his breakneck journey down from the Adirondacks and back to Buffalo. The new President was standing in front of the bay window on the south side of the room.

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The Avalon Project : Inaugural Address of Theodore Roosevelt

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

Our relations with the other powers of the world are important; but still more important are our relations among ourselves. We have duties to others and duties to ourselves; and we can shirk neither. At that moment, Leon Czolgosz fired two shots from a gun concealed in his bandaged hand. To us as a people it has been granted to lay the foundations of our national life in a new continent. Roosevelt met with them informally in the Library and, at the last moment, the newspaper men were all let in, but were prohibited from taking any photographs. If we fail, the cause of free self-government throughout the world will rock to its foundations, and therefore our responsibility is heavy, to ourselves, to the world as it is to-day, and to the generations yet unborn. Absent were Secretary of State John Hay and Secretary of the Treasury Lyman Gage.

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT, INAUGURAL ADDRESS SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1905

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

But justice and generosity ina nation, as in an individual, count most when shown not by the weak butby the strong. Power invariably means both responsibility and danger. If we fail, the cause of free self-government throughout the world will rock to its foundations, and therefore our responsibility is heavy, to ourselves, to the world as it is to-day, and to the generations yet unborn. His voice was low and not clearly audible. Milburn's house, to make a call of sympathy and respect on the family of the dead President. They did their work, they left us the splendid heritage we now enjoy.

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Theodore Roosevelt's Second Inaugural Address by Jasmine burton on Prezi

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

Elihu Root; the Secretary of the Navy, Mr. Marcy on September 13, a carriage was waiting to bring him to the nearest train station at North Creek, thirty-five miles away. Roosevelt knew that implementing his economic reform programs, known as the New Deal, would require significant latitude in the extent of his executive power. Modern life is both complex and intense, and the tremendous changes wrought by the extraordinary industrial development of the last half century are felt in every fiber of our social and political being. Our relations with the other powers of the world are important; but still more important are our relations among ourselves.

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Theodore Roosevelt: Inaugural Address. U.S. Inaugural Addresses. 1989

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

Power invariably means both responsibility and danger. His address therefore had the added purpose of slowly preparing the nation to accept the idea that an expansion of federal power was required to end the Great Depression. No weak nation that acts manfully and justly should ever have cause to fear us, and no strong power should ever be able to single us out as a subject for insolent aggression. The room, not a large one, was far from full, and at the last moment, the newspaper men, who were eager for admission, were all let in, but were prohibited from taking any photographs. He though it was every Americans duty to give other countries the same rights as they have.

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September 6, 1901

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

If we fail, the cause of free self-government throughout the world will rock to its foundations, and therefore our responsibility is heavy, to ourselves, to the world as it is to-day, and to the generations yet unborn. Social reformer , founder of Hull House. Within the first year of his only presidential term, Herbert Hoover was confronted with the stock market crash of 1929. Much has been given us, and much will rightfully be expected from us. We are the heirs of the ages, and yet we have had to pay few of the penalties which in old countries are exacted by the dead hand of a bygone civilization.

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September 6, 1901

theodore roosevelt inauguration speech

In the middle of the night between Thursday and Friday, I was aroused by a messenger asking me to send instantly for the Vice-president, as the President had suddenly become worse and was in great danger. Modern life is both complex and intense, and the tremendous changes wrought by the extraordinary industrial development of the last half century are felt in every fiber of our social and political being. But justice and generosity in a nation, as in an individual, count most when shown not by the weak but by the strong. Yet, after all, though the problems are new, though the tasks set before us differ from the tasks set before our fathers who founded and preserved this Republic, the spirit in which these tasks must be undertaken and these problems faced, if our duty is to be well done, remains essentially unchanged. We know that self-government is difficult. We know that no people needs such high traits of character as that people which seeks to govern its affairs aright through the freely expressed will of the freemen who compose it.

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