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Wilsons New Freedom (1913-1921) Video Focused on TRUSTS, TARIFFS, AND HIGH FINANCE.

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1 Wilsons New Freedom ( ) Video Focused on TRUSTS, TARIFFS, AND HIGH FINANCE

2 TRUSTS 1. CLAYTON-ANTI TRUST ACT (1914) –Made it harder to form monopolies –Labor unions & farm organizations legal 2. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION (FTC) (1914) –watch dog agency –Regulated big business

3 TARIFFS (tax on imported goods) Lowering tariffs 16 th amendment (1913) –Legalized federal income tax –Taxing peoples earnings and corporate profits –Today…main source of government revenue

4 BANKING SYSTEMS FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM (1913) –Nation wide system of banks –Divided nation into 12 districts with a regional bank in each district –Still serves as basis of nations banking system –districtsdistricts

5 Womens suffrage Video Video II Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton formed: NWSA in 1869 Carrie Chapman Catt became leader of NWSA ( )

6 RATIFICATION OF THE 19 TH AMENDMENT Efforts of women gained national support U.S involvement in WWI 19 th amendment (1919): granted women the right to vote Ratified by ¾ vote of the states in 1920


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