Honors United States History Progressivism #3: National

Honors United States History
Progressivism #3: National Progressivism of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson
Theodore Roosevelt—Republican: 1901 to 1909 (took over after McKinley’s presidency, elected in
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1) How was Roosevelt’s view of the presidency different?
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2) T.R.’s program for giving everyone a fair shake in society was known as ___________________
3) List the four groups he sought to help. Give One example for each.
4) T.R.’s dealing with the Northern Securities Company led to his nickname as the
5) Define these important bills that were passed during T. Roosevelt’s administration.
Elkins Act (1903)
Hepburn Act (1906)
The Pure Food and Drug Act
The Meat Inspection Act
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6) Roosevelt’s more original and lasting contribution in domestic policy may have
7) List and briefly summarize T.R.’s major legislation in protecting the nation’s natural resources.
William Howard Taft—Republican: 1909 to 1914 (Elected in 1908)
Woodrow Wilson--Democrat: 1913 to 1921 (Elected in 1912 and 1916)
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8) Although William Howard Taft did bust trusts, why isn’t he considered a progressive president?
9) Why was the Socialist Party significant during the early 20th Century?
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10) Once in office, what were the first issues that Woodrow Wilson tackled?
11) What was the title of Wilson’s domestic program?____________________
12) Define (when and what) the following major bills passed during Wilson’s presidency.
Clayton Antitrust Act
Federal Trade Commission
Federal Farm Loan Act
Federal Reserve Act
Underwood Tariff
Child Labor Act