Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, & 20th Century America w/ Laurence Jurdem | BRI Scholar Talks
How did Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge shape early twentieth-century America? In this episode of Scholar Talks, BRI Senior Fellow Tony Williams is joined by Laurence Jurdem, adjunct professor of history at Fairfield University and Fordham College and a frequent contributor on American politics in the New York Times and Washington Post. Together, they discuss how Roosevelt and Lodge were shaped by their early lives, their personal relationship, their views on World War I, and more.
Theodore Roosevelt: Warrior for Public Justice
In this lesson, students will explore how Theodore Roosevelt sought justice by reforming the meat packing industry. Roosevelt’s dedication to justice and the general welfare of the nation will inspire students to be more focused on justice in their own lives.
Breaking the Heart of the World: Henry Cabot Lodge, the Treaty of Versailles, and Integrity
In this lesson, students will read and discuss the integrity of Henry Cabot Lodge during the debates regarding the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations following World War I in order to develop ways that they can act with integrity in their own lives.