Along with Colonel Leonard Wood, Theodore Roosevelt instigated the founding of the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry in 1898 at the beginning of the Spanish-American War. Nicknamed the “Rough Riders” by journalists, the Cavalry engaged in several battles. This is Roosevelt’s best-selling account of one of the most fascinating regiments in American military history.
"Not sure what I was expecting"
The Rough Riders is the story of the First US Volunteer Cavalry, the regiment Theodore Roosevelt led to enduring fame in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Roosevelt recounts how the regiment was raised from an unusual mixture of hardened Southwestern frontiersmen and privileged Northeastern college graduates and how it trained in Texas before sailing southward through the tropic seas toward the unknown.
A former American president nearly dies during an ill-planned exploration through the Brazilian Wilderness and down the River of Doubt. Theodore Roosevelt was a naturalist, explorer, author, hunter, governor, soldier and 26th President of the United States.
"Through the Brazilian Wilderness"
Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only 23 years old, The Naval War of 1812 was immediately hailed as a literary and scholarly triumph, and it is still considered the definitive book on the subject. It caused considerable controversy for its bold refutation of earlier accounts of the war, but its brilliant analysis and balanced tone left critics floundering, changed the course of U.S. military history by renewing interest in our obsolete forces, and set the young author and political hopeful on a path to greatness.
"Overall I liked the book"
In 1895, two young men destined to make their mark on American life, Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, discovered they shared a common interest in the remarkable way ordinary Americans demonstrated the real character of the young nation. They were convinced that the brilliance of American liberty could best be found in the lives of everyday people, rather than in accounts of the famous and powerful.
"A Presidental Fireside Chat"
When the United States declared war against Spain in 1898, Theodore Roosevelt resigned his post as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the First United States Volunteer Cavalry - dubbed by an adoring public as "the Rough Riders." It was his recruitment and leadership of this unorthodox military unit that made "Teddy" a household name - and eventually president. The Rough Riders is Roosevelt's firsthand account of his adventures.
Along with historical narration, hear rare recordings of some of the most iconic people in history, including Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Edison, William Howard Taft, James Whitcomb Riley, O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Gillette, Theodore Roosevelt, Ellen Terry, King George V, and Amelia Earhart. Recording obtained and published by Rick Sheridan.
Theodore Roosevelt proved that a political figure could also excel in military matters and literary endeavors. This work covers a most interesting list of heroes in American history, from Daniel Boone and George Rogers Clark through various Revolutionary War participants, to activities during the Civil War. Daniel Boone will always occupy a unique place in our history as the archetype of the hunter and wilderness wanderer.
"Better than expected"
David Glasgow Farragut was southern raised, but fought for the unity of the Union during the Civil War. At the time of the writing of this classic biography the naval warfare to which Farragut engaged was the most formidable water-going confrontation in American history. The capture of Mobile Bay separated the south from outside assistance and shortened the war. A bold historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.
A true story of one man who believed he could conquer new territory for the newly declared United States. His ragged group of frontiersmen (around 200 in number) ultimately displaced British forces and added new lands for their new country. A bold historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.
Can the concept of "Spiritual Capital" actually ensure a company's success? Critics of capitalism view big businesses as insatiable masters of the universe that hold little regard for the public, and label those who create wealth as greedy, malicious, and unscrupulous. In this insightful and original book, Theodore Roosevelt Malloch answers these charges head-on with the bold idea that the creation of wealth by virtuous means is the most important thing we can do for ourselves and for others.
President Theodore Roosevelt shares writing credit on this biographical overview of some of the Civil War battles fought by Ulysses Grant in and around Vicksburg. Without traditional guidance from Washington Grant fought a formidable series of battles that are described by the author as, "the most brilliant single campaign of the war." Follow along the thrilling telling of this story narrated by Glenn Hascall.
Facing incredible odds is a common theme in American history. In his case the entire loss at the Alamo brought about an troop that fought and won a victory of troops from Mexico. Meet many famous men, Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, and Sam Houston. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.
Statistically speaking there is no reason why American forces should have won this battle. They were outnumbered, faced veterans of decisive international battles, and had only the most basic of training. Yet, when the cause is freedom there are no statistics that match the fire in the belly. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.
"a 7 minute book? is that even a book?"
A former President is co-author of this concise look at one of America's most noted frontiersmen. Teddy Roosevelt was well known for his own love of the outdoors so it seems very natural for him to interact with this story of America's growth into new territories. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.
"7 Freaking Minutes ?"
You may know "Teddy" Roosevelt as a President, but you may not know him as a big game hunter. Roosevelt and his friend Merrifield invite us on a journey as they follow the trail of the famed grizzly bear. You will be invited to experience the excitement of the hunt and the footpaths that, if understood, could help lead to "Old Ephraim".
A plan to war against a rag tag group of backwoodsmen backfires in this history lesson from President Theodore Roosevelt. Resilient and self-sufficient, these mountain men prove their metal over and over again at this true life battle of King's Mountain in 1780.
The Civil War made enemies of friends, exacted vengeance for a cause, and aligned commitment and ideology over personal perspective. In this historic audiobook we learn about the fervent passion with which Stonewall Jackson assumed his role. We are witness to friendly fire that took his life. More than that we are witness to a man of conviction in the face of imposing odds. A historical event co-written by President Teddy Roosevelt and narrated by Glenn Hascall.
George Washington was leading a ragged group of soldiers in the Revolutionary War. Odds were not favorable and Washington's generals were not cooperative. In the cold nights leading to Christmas, Washington willingly fought with his own troops to do what should not have been possible. Had Washington not been willing to lead there may have come a day when America would be free of England, but many believe without his leadership this war would have been lost and freedom delayed.
"book is a short essay,, incoherent short essay, i"
Privateers during wartime were not commissioned by the government for battle, yet there were notable private battles by sea faring entrepreneurs. Co-written by President Theodore Roosevelt this short biographical tale follows the exploits of Mr. Reid and his men in 1814 as they battled the British. Bravery abounds in this against-all-odds bit of history. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.
"The "General Armstrong""