Losing our Manliness?

Losing our Manliness?

1) Open and Read the word document titled Losing our Manliness. Watch the youtube link video. 2)Read Document 1 titled Voices of Democracy _ Roosevelt, “Strenuous Life, 1899,” Speech Text 3)Then after all that’s done answer the question with a 250 word well written paragraph:- Many Americans of the late nineteenth century believed that the onset of urbanization and industrialization had a downside: men no longer knew how to be men. In order to remedy this problem, reformers like Theodore Roosevelt advocated what he called the “strenuous life,” or a life characterized by struggle and hardship, so that a man’s character might develop appropriately. In his speech, “The Strenuous Life,” Roosevelt outlines what he believes to be the way forward. How does he connect the idea of masculinity with overseas imperialism?