Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

It is shocking to smite down trees for mere decorations.

 
Context
The first White House Christmas tree was decorated by the Benjamin Harrison family in 1889. Since then there has been a Christmas tree in the White House each year with the exception of Theodore Roosevelt's tenure. He had strong conservationist views
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.