Why Is Teddy Roosevelt on Mt Rushmore?

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Mount Rushmore has the sculptures of the founding fathers of the United States namely George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. Teddy Roosevelt is in among these presidents due to achievements throughout his lifetime especially because he saw through the building the Panama Canal. Other achievements include defeating the Spaniards during the Spanish- American war and his dedication to wildlife and conservation.
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