Which President did most for Progressivism

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  • Which President did most for Progressivism?
  • Business behaviour must be regulated.
  • 1902, state of union.
    • Broke up big monopolies and trust busting. Came from square deal.
      • Helped workers, businessmen, consumers and farmers.
    • THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
      • Business behaviour must be regulated.
      • 1902 UMW union, contrast to Pullman Strike were the government sent the army in.
        • Shows different attitude and development.
      • Which President did most for Progressivism?
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT.
    • 1902 UMW union, contrast to Pullman Strike were the government sent the army in.
      • Shows different attitude and development.
  • WILLIAM TAFT.
    • 1910, Man-Elkins Act
    • HOWEVER
      • 1908, Taft Republican and continued to support certain elements of the Progressives.
        • WILLIAM TAFT.
          • 1910, Man-Elkins Act
          • HOWEVER
            • 1908, Taft Republican and continued to support certain elements of the Progressives.
              • Secretary Ballinger approved the sale of 7 million acres of land, which contained oil deposits, to businessmen.
                • Got openly criticised.
        • Secretary Ballinger approved the sale of 7 million acres of land, which contained oil deposits, to businessmen.
          • Got openly criticised.
    • Made powers of Interstate Commerce    Commission greater and extended its authority to telephone and telegraph companies.
      • More involved.
        • Made powers of Interstate Commerce    Commission greater and extended its authority to telephone and telegraph companies.
        • Signed Payne Aldrich Tarrif, which raised duties.
          • Angered Progressive elements of the party.
        • WOODROW WILSON.
          • Democrat 1912.
        • 1913 Federal Reserve Act.
          • Attempted reform for banking and currency, created 12 regional federal banks.
          • WOODROW WILSON.
            • Democrat 1912.
        • Federal Reserve Board grew to be a strong, central monetary institution.
          • 1913 Federal Reserve Act.
            • Attempted reform for banking and currency, created 12 regional federal banks.
        • Created Federal Trade Commission, which had the power to investigate suspected violations of federal regulations.
          • Federal Trade Commission Act.
          • Carried out trust-busting measures.

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