Roosevelt: Fun Facts about our 26th President
Roosevelt had six children: Alice, Ted,
Kermit, Ethel, Archie, and Quentin.
Roosevelt family had a pet badger, bear,
snakes, dogs, horses, cats, birds, guinea
pigs, and kangaroo rats.
loved to hunt and ride horses.
Roosevelt's children road bicycles and roller
skates and walked on stilts through the
Roosevelt did not have a middle name.
"teddy bear" is named for Theodore Roosevelt.
Roosevelt was 5 feet 8 inches tall, wore
a shoe size 9 1/2.
once said, "It is better to try great things,
even at the risk of failure, than to know
neither victory nor defeat."
Roosevelt would sometimes read 2-3 books
in one day.
Roosevelt was the first president to go
in a submarine. It was called the U.S.S.
Roosevelt was the first president to leave
the country while in office. He went to
Panama to view the digging of the Panama
once said, "It is not what we have that
will make us a great nation; it is the way
in which we use it."
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