Teddy or FDR?

Random History or US Presidents Quiz

Can you name the US President Roosevelt—Teddy or Franklin—that is described or quoted below?

Featured Oct 8, 2012

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First president whose mother was allowed to vote for him
Served as both Governor of New York and Vice President of the United States
Had a stuffed bear named after him, allegedly after declining to shoot a live one
Will be portrayed by Bill Murray in the upcoming film 'Hyde Park on the Hudson'
Was once the planned subject of a Martin Scorsese/Leonardo Dicaprio film collaboration
His 'New Deal' program dramatically enlarged both the power and responsibility of the federal government
Credited with having more influence on the creation and preservation of National Parks than any other president
Was forced to wear a dress until he was five years old
“Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”
Was said to have an eidetic or photographic memory and could memorize entire books (of which he wrote over 35)
Was the first to create a Presidential library
Favorite poem: Rudyard Kipling's 'If'
Held the office of President longer than any other
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Threatened to add more justices to the Supreme Court in order to gain support for his legislation
Had one of the largest stamp collections in the world
“Be sincere, be brief, be seated.”
First president to speak on television
Only person to receive both the US Medal of Honor and the Nobel Peace Prize
Gave a 90-minute campaign speech with blood seeping into his shirt, having just been shot in the chest
The youngest president
Maxwell House claims its 'good to the last drop' slogan was coined by him
Sustained an injury during a boxing match while in office, leaving him blind in his left eye
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
First president to travel outside of the continental United States while in office
First president to name a woman to his cabinet
“If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.”

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