Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

All the power of the government will be directed towards the Rockefeller Trust.

 
Context
The Rockefeller Trust was Standard Oil and its many subsidiaries and other related companies. Note the firmness with which the President announced the prosecution of this huge trust. In modern times, Presidents have rarely been so definitive about their intention to prosecute a corporation.
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Born: October 27, 1858
  • Died: January 6, 1919
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: President

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 20th century.