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" On the 4th of March next I shall have served three and a half years, and this three and a half years constitute my first term. The wise custom which limits the President to two terms regards the substance, and not the form, and under no circumstances... "
Theodore Roosevelt, an Autobiography - Page 422
by Theodore Roosevelt - 1913 - 597 pages
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Pivotal Decades: The United States, 1900-1920

John Milton Cooper - History - 1990 - 408 pages
...custom which limits a president to two terms," he announced, "regards the substance and not the form. Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." Roosevelt was not speaking impulsively. He genuinely believed that no person should hold such a powerful...
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Theodore Roosevelt, American Politician: An Assessment

David Henry Burton - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 171 pages
...shall have served three and a half years, and this diree and a half years constitutes my first term. The wise custom which limits the President to two terms regards the substance and not die form. Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination. 17 Authorities...
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Lodge of the Double-headed Eagle (c)

...1904, and by an electoral vote of 336 to 140. "On the night of his election Roosevelt pledged that 'under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination.'"41 Eight years later, in 1912, however, he accepted the nomination for president from...
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Real Life at the White House: Two Hundred Years of Daily Life at America's ...

John Whitcomb, Claire Whitcomb - Architecture - 2000 - 511 pages
...expected to throw his hat into the arena after being elected by a landslide in 1904 and retiring in 1908. "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination," he declared, and set about getting his friend and close associate William Howard Taft nominated to...
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The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders who Transformed America

James MacGregor Burns, Susan Dunn - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 678 pages
...clung to it, through some kind of Washingtonian abnegation. Evoking the two-term tradition, he said, "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another term." Even so, TR was not prematurely opting out of the power game. After receiving the news of his...
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The Rough Riders: An Autobiography

Theodore Roosevelt - History - 1899 - 895 pages
...when fighting in the open by themselves. I never found out that anything practical was even attempted by most of the men who took part in the conference....were insisting that, as I had served only three and a half years of my first term, coming in from the Vice-Presidency when President McKinley was killed,...
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House: Foolhardiness, Folly ...

David E. Johnson, Johnny Ray Johnson - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...But on election night, after the results were in, TR made one of his few political mistakes. He said, "The wise custom which limits the President to two...be a candidate for or accept another nomination." He later admitted, "I would cut off my hand [at the wrist] ... if I could recall that written statement."...
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Theodore Roosevelt: An American Original

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 203 pages
...president again. Teddy believed that a president should serve only two terms, and so he announced, "Under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." The reporters scribbled the comment down in their notebooks and transferred it to numerous newspaper stories...
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The Great Game of Politics: Why We Elect, Whom We Elect

Dick Stoken - Political Science - 2004 - 368 pages
...stamp of approval to a new progressive paradigm. On election night an overjoyed Roosevelt pledged that "under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." A group of "reform" journalists, "muckrakers," Roosevelt called them, had launched an attack on the...
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Unto a Good Land: A History of the American People, Volume 2: From 1865

David Edwin Harrell, Jr., Edwin S. Gaustad, John B. Boles, Sally Foreman Griffith - History - 2005 - 788 pages
...sale by all I)rui;i;ists. March Ihbo. ¡ fece other ¡sitie. Roosevelt announced to the press that "under no circumstances will I be a candidate for or accept another nomination." He would later regret it. Roosevelt's astonishing margin of victory was an omen of the growing importance...
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