Welcome to a new season of the History Bomb! This week: it's Teddy Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Battle of San Juan Hill. Do we really need to say any more?
Sources for this episode:
Hillstrom, Kevin, and Laurie Collier Hillstrom. The Spanish-American War. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2012.
Thomas, Evan. The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898.
Roosevelt, Theodore, and Louis Auchincloss. The Rough Riders: An Autobiography. New York: Library of America :, 2004.
Morris, Edmund, and Edmund Morris. Colonel Roosevelt.
"Cuban Battlefields." Of the Spanish-Cuban-American War. Accessed December 28, 2014. http://cubanbattlefields.unl.edu/.
Roosevelt and the Moose http://i.imgur.com/oGE6uET.jpg