Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders: Definition & San Juan Hill


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The Rough Riders were...

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1. The reason the US troops wanted to reach the top of San Juan Hill was because...

2. Many of the American casualties from the Spanish-American War...

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Rough Riders were led by Teddy Roosevelt during the Spanish-American War. The quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you recall the important details concerning this group and their legendary leader.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The Spanish-American War
  • Causes of many American deaths during the war
  • Significance of the Battle of San Juan Hill

Skills Practiced

These tools will measure your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related American history lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Spanish-American War
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the significance of the Battle of San Juan Hill

Additional Learning

To fully grasp the material, be sure to review the lesson titled Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders: Definition & San Juan Hill. This lesson addresses these objectives:

  • Identify the men who volunteered to become the Rough Riders
  • Understand the leadership qualities of Teddy Roosevelt
  • Discover the decisive Battle of San Juan Hill
  • Know how America viewed and received the group after the war