The term "teddy bear," used to describe a stuffed toy bear, originated in 1902 during the Theodore Roosevelt's presidency. By examining the political cartoons of Clifford K. Berryman, students will learn that the teddy bear is a relatively new concept that derived from Theodore Roosevelt's fascination with the outdoors and Berryman's chronicling of one particular hunting adventure.Background
Theodore Roosevelt was the nation's twenty-sixth president. He served from 1900 to 1909. ...