1877–1900 - Gilded Age

Roosevelt, Theodore - Presidency

The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt was from September 14, 1901–March 4, 1909. He was sworn in as President after President William McKinley was assassinated in August 1901. Roosevelt finished McKinley’s term and was elected to a second term in 1904. His Presidency was marked by social and business reforms, along with the preservation of forests, landmarks, and wildlife habitats. His time in office is memorialized by his inclusion in the Mount Rushmore Memorial