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Presidents of the United States
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Edith Roosevelt

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Presidents of the United States


Edith Roosevelt
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.87

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    presidency, social, vice, secretary, born, traveled, privacy, wedding, whatever, often, during, friendship, century, efficient, college, died
     content words:    Edith Carow, Theodore Roosevelt, Alice Lee, President McKinley, White House, First Lady


Edith Roosevelt
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Edith Carow was born in 1861 in Connecticut. She was a friend of Theodore Roosevelt as a child. Edith was a quiet girl who loved books. Edith and Theodore's friendship changed when he went away to college. Some say he asked her to marry him. Whatever happened, they did not get married at that time. Edith was at the wedding of Theodore to Alice Lee. Alice died a few years later. Edith and Theodore began talking again. They married in 1886. Edith and Theodore had five children. Edith believed that her job was to be a wife and mother. She had a strong character. She took efficient care of her family. Theodore became president in 1901. He was vice president when President McKinley was shot. Edith guarded her family's privacy. She kept reporters away. Edith made the private family quarters of the White House off limits to reporters. During .....
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