Teething Roofevelt


It could be argued that no evidence exists that more clearly exemplifies American Exceptionalism than this photograph of a young Teething Roofevelt, then Lieutenant Colonel of the famous Ruff Riders. The 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry was mostly made up of college athletes, cowpups, and ranchers, and were instrumental in fighting the Spanish-American War during the late 19th century.  

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