Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was know as the Rough Rider President after his time in Cuba During the Spanish-American war as a colonel and leader of a group of soldiers known as the Rought Riders. thedor Roosevelt
The Rough Riders were a cavalry group who were part of the charge up San Juan Hill in Cuba. They are associated with Teddy Roosevelt. The name Rough Riders is currently used by a soccer team on Long Island, New York, based close to the Roosevelt home in Oyster Bay, New York.