Rough Riders (cavalry)

The Rough Riders were the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry. They were originally led by Colonel Leonard Wood and Theodore Roosevelt.

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Rough Riders (cavalry)

Did the Rough Riders Big Stick and Square Deal all have Theodore Roosevelt in common?

Yes- these three terms are all associated with Theodore Roosevelt, as well as Bull Moose.

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What president attended rough riders reunion?

Theodore Roosevelt was one of the rough riders. I would guess that he would be the most likely to attend such reunions.

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Where did the rough riders come from?

Theodore Rosevelt calvary regimin

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What are the names of Teddy Roosevelt's rough riders?

John Nelson Browning, born in Washington, D.C., in the 1870,s

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Who were the rough riders?

The Rough Riders was a nickname given to the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, one of three such regiments raised in 1898 for the Spanish–American War and the only one of the three to see action. Initially commanded by Col. Leonard Wood, it was later commanded by Theodore Roosevelt, who was later President of the US. The members were people with experience in horsemanship in rough terrain- thus "Rough Riders".

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Who were the Rough Riders made up of?

cowboys, ranchers, cowhands, and many others...

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History, Politics & Society
Spanish-American War
Cuba
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Where was the defeat that ended Spanish resistance in Cuba?

the us navy defeated the spanich fleet in santiago harbor.

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Theodore Roosevelt
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What battle did Theodore roosevelt help win with the rough riders?

the battle at san juan hill

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What made the rough riders a unique assemblage of individuals?

The "Rough Riders" were not soldiers. They were an assemblage of cowhands, cowboys, and ranch hands. Rough riding enough that they could handle themselves against anything put up against them.

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Rough Riders (cavalry)

Who are the Rough Riders?

They were a regiment of cow herders and college students from across the southern u.s. led by Lieut. Col. Roosevelt there first major victory was at San Juan Hill when his regiment and some other units drove the Spanish from their stronghold there.

People in the Spanish-American War lead by Teddy Roosevelt they were rich businessmen, college students, and everyone in between

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Who were the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War?

A volenteer Cavalry Regiment later called the Rough Riders, consisted of cowboys, college students and adventurers. -There were about 1000-2000 members -On July 1, 1898, Americans started to attack ridges around Santiago. Roosevelt's Rough Riders, were included in this attack. The RR's charged up San Juan Hill near Santiago. -They were then Joined by black soldiers and felt fearless.

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How old is ken miller of the sask rough riders football team?

He's 68 years old.

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US Presidents
Theodore Roosevelt
Rough Riders (cavalry)

Do Rough Riders Big Stick and Square Deal all have Theodore Roosevelt in common?

Yes. These phrases are all associated with Theodore Roosevelt.

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Was James Krowl one of Teddy Roosevelt's rough riders?

James Krowl was my great grandfather. Family lore has it that he lied about his age and went south with the NY regiment that met up with Roosevelt in Florida. He became Roosevelt's water boy. He is listed as having served in the Spanish American War on his death certificate even though his official record says that he enlisted several years after the war ended when he became of age. Many years later he is listed as being accepted into the Captain Malcolm Rafferty VFW (who was one of the officers from the New York regiment in Cuba)

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Who led the rough riders during the Spanish-American War?

The commander of the Rough Riders was Colonel Leonard Wood. Second in command was Theodore Roosevelt (later a US Vice President and President).

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How did the rough riders get their name?

the press gave them the nickname.the real name is the 1st Volunteer Cavalry

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Who was a US President that was a member of the Rough Riders?

Theodore Roosevelt.

Theodore Roosevelt. This was the name of his regiment which fought in Cuba in the Spanish-American War.

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Who was the famous leader of the Rough Riders?

Theodore Roosevelt.

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What battle did Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders help win in the Spanish-American War?

The Battle of San Juan Hill

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What did the rough riders do?

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.

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Compare and contrast the buffalo soldiers and the rough riders?

The buffalo soldiers were all black men enlisted in the regular army. The Rough Riders was comprised of volunteers who were white men, either cowboys or ivy-leaguers.

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What was the name of the group of African Americans who fought close to the Rough Riders in the Spanish American War?

They were the 9th and 10th US Cavalry Regiments known as th Buffalo Soldiers.

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What happened as a result of the action of the rough riders on Cuba?

Theodore Roosevelt became famous.

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What were the names of the rough riders who stormed San Juan hill with Teddy Roosevelt?

Seth Bullock, later a Marshall of the Dakotas...I am seeking the name of a black male orderly or assistant or valet to Roosevelt during the San Juan Hill days and also who with Roosevelt on the African Safari ...this man's descendants were named BULLOCK and resided in Louisville, Ky., during the 1970's...please reply to email - bob_odie@att.net......................

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Who were the Rough Riders in the US Civil War?

They weren't in the Civil War - they were in the Spanish-American War. They were a unit of dismounted cavalry led by Theodore Roosevelt, most famous for their participation in the Battle of San Juan Hill. They were formally known as the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry.

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