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1928. Illustrated from photographs and with facsimiles of the author's drawings and letters. Theodore Roosevelt was more than just the 26th president of the United States. He was a writer, historian, explorer, big-game hunter, soldier, conservationist, ranchman and Nobel Peace Prize winner. This volume contains a collection of his essays on the following topics: American Ideals: True Americanism; The Manly Virtues and Practical Politics; The College Graduate and Public Life; Phases of State Legislation; Machine Politics in New York City; The Vice-Presidency and the Campaign of 1896. Administration-Civil Service: Six Years of Civil Service Reform; Administering the New York Police Force; How Not to Help Our Poorer Brother; The Monroe Doctrine; Washington's Forgotten Maxim; National Life and Character; Social Evolution; and The Law of Civilization and Decay. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.