Roosevelt Inaugural Medal, 1905
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 11/13/2008
When Theodore Roosevelt was elected President in 1904 and needed an inaugural medal, he gave the commission to scupltor Augustus Saint-Gaudens after rejecting the standard, unmemorable medal typically produced for this occasion by the United States Mint.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)