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1. Theodore Roosevelt (TR) won the Medal of Honor for his actions on Kettle Hill and San Juan Hill during the Spanish-American War. In which year was the Medal of Honor conferred on him, and by which U.S. President?
2. What was the name of TR's home at Oyster Bay, New York?
3. During his lifetime, TR wrote 38 books. The title of his first book was:
4. In 1904, President Theodore Roosevelt stated an important new doctrine regarding United States relations with its neighbors in the Western Hemisphere. Roosevelt's statement became known as:
5. What was the name of the Democrat who defeated TR in the 1886 New York City mayoral race?
6. What was the symbol used to brand cattle belonging to TR at his ranch in the Dakota Badlands?
7. TR's mother and his first wife died on the same day in the same house.
8. The maiden name of TR's first wife:
9. The maiden name of TR's second wife:
10. The name of TR's first Attorney General:
11. Who was Vice President of the United States during TR's first term as President?
12. During TR's term as president of the New York City Police Board, one of the other Police Board members was the son of a former U.S. President. What was that Police Board member's name?
13. Who was boss of the Republican party's political "machine" in New York City during TR's term as president of the Police Board?
14. Where was TR when he first heard that President McKinley had been shot?
15. The name of the 1903 treaty in which the newly independent Republic of Panama granted permission to the United States to build the Panama Canal:
16. Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize.
17. Theodore Roosevelt graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University.
18. What was the name of the exclusive social club at Harvard University to which TR belonged?
19. Who was Vice President of the United States during TR's second term as President?
20. Who was TR's choice to succeed him as President of the United States?
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