Teddy Roosevelt was a weak and asthmatic child who grew up to be one of the most robust and ambitious U.S. presidents ever. A former New York City police commissioner (1895-97), author, and hero of the Spanish-American War (1898), he reluctantly accepted...
October 27, 1858,
New York, New York
January 6, 1919
The Rough Riders is the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer ...
The Rough Riders were mostly made of college athletes, cowboys, ranchers, ...
Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders July 1, 1898. Before becoming President
of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was the Assistant Secretary of the ...
Rough Riders. The most famous of all the units fighting in Cuba, the "Rough
Riders" was the name given to the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry under the
Eventually known as Roosevelt's Rough Riders, the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry ...
the Rough Riders were ordered to advance towards the San Juan River.
In the confusion surrounding their departure from Tampa, half the members of the
Rough Riders were left behind along with all their horses. The volunteers ...
More than one-third of the Rough Riders were casualties in the Spanish-
American War, a fact that has led some observers to criticize Roosevelt for
The first action they saw occurred at the Battle of Las Guasimas on June 24,
where the Spanish were driven away. The Rough Riders lost seven men with ...
The "Rough Riders" was formed from men from the western frontier of the United
States - men who were used to life in the saddle and to the use of firearms - and ...
"The Rough Riders" was a nickname for the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry,
a unit created in 1898 to fight the Spanish-American War. Its first leader was ...