TR's Wild Side

Brinkley, Douglas
October 2009
American Heritage;Fall2009, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p26
In this article the author discusses an aspect of the service of Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War. Roosevelt became president of the United States in 1901. The central focus of the article is the interest Roosevelt showed in the flora and fauna of Cuba, where he served in a volunteer cavalry regiment he had created. The author explores Roosevelt's interest in nature conservation.


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