Theodore Roosevelt, from New York, was born October 12, 1858. He was elected president in 1901 as a republican. Theodore Roosevelt was the most successful president during the progressive era. He had created policies helping the people.
President Theodore Roosevelt was exploring and hunting rip to the bad lands and was inspired by how badly the land was damaged from hunters. His concern for land preservation animal safety led to domestic policy of conservation
Theodore Roosevelt passed the Meat Inspection and Pure Food and Drugs Act of 1906 after the Muckrakers and Upton Sinclair's book "The Jungle" including gross details about the filthy conditions in the meat packing industry.
Roosevelt created the square deal, which consisted of protection of consumers, control of large lands and conservation of natural resources. it was to help middle class citizens while still having businesses to be free from outrageous demands.