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2 Review Who are the Presidents of the Progressive Era? What were some of TRs accomplishments during his time in office? Do you think the next presidents were successful like TR?

3 Anti Trust Act Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 Keep big business in check By 1909, 42 antitrust act Standard Oil Trust Buster

4 Taft What was Tafts foreign policy plan? Taft was hand picked by TR Won easily Republican Promised to continue to follow progressive idea Antitrust and other govt reform

5 Trouble for Taft Didnt have TRs personality Gave in to the old guard Didnt lower tariffs Progressives and Republicans Did not like Taft

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8 Ballinger-Pinchot Affair More problems Conservationists Secretary of the Interior- Ballinger Gave away Alaskan public land Forrest Service Director-Pinchot Protested the selling Not guilty

9 New Nationalism Midterm election 1910 Republicans lost seats Progressive Republicans and Democrats ruled the Senate TR Stronger working conditions Income and inheritance taxes NEW NATIONALISM

10 How do you think Taft did as the President? Did alright Reserved more land Antitrust suits 16 th and 17 th Amendment Interstate Commerce Commission Never gained support of his party

11 Election of 1912 TR and Taft wanted the Republican nomination Taft won Progressives created their own party Bull Moose Party

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13 I feel fit as a moose Platform for the party Lower tariffs More regulation on businesses End child labor Womens suffrage Very popular

14 Election Wilson ran on reform Blamed big business and government New Freedom Enforce antitrust without hurting economic competition 42% of votes Split Republican party helped

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17 Compare the Elections Election of 1912Election of 2008 Wilson- 42% TR- 27% Taft-23% Debs-6% Obama- 53% McCain-46% Nader-.56% Barr-.40%

18 Present Day Call for a 3 rd Party

19 Wilsons Policies Known as a reformer Clayton Antitrust Act Strengthen the Sherman Act of 1890 Allowed the govt to regulate business Created the Federal Trade Commission Fair trade laws

20 The Federal Reserve System Federal Reserve System Reorganized the federal banking system Open you books to page 299 With a partner 1 person do 1 and 2 The other 3 and 4 Put the characteristics of the Federal Reserve in your own words

21 Federal Reserve 1. Created regional federal banks Store capital and cash 2. Supervised by a board selected by the pres. 3. Allow to borrow money-short term 4. Created currency Expand or contract the circulation of money

22 Other Accomplishments and Failures of Wilson Created Farm Loan Bank Allowed farmers to get loans Selecting Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court Failures Cabinet members extended Jim Crow practice Opposed an amendment on womens suffrage No problem Won easily in 1912

23 Limits of Progressivism Different views Wanted to fix problems in cities Didnt help farmers, nonunion workers Limit immigration Look overseas to help out

24 African Americans and Progressivism Only a small amount benefited Creation of the NAACP Issues in the South Did not want to lose votes

25 Womens Suffrage

26 1848 Seneca Falls, NY Susan B. Anthony Against slavery Demanded women be apart of the 14 th and 15 th Amendments Civil Disobedience: Nonviolent refusal of a law

27 National American Woman Suffrage Association NAWSA- Created by Anthony, Lucy Stone By 1900 Women could own, sell, will property Demand to vote went up Became more active Why do you think people would oppose womens suffrage?

28 Strategies for Suffrage Its 1910, how would you try to earn the right to vote? 1- push for an amendment ¾ of the states needed to ratify States allow voting Each state would pass its own laws

29 Different Ideas NAWSA Peaceful approach Protest but peaceful State Legislation Plan to have each state pass laws Congressional Union (CU) Aggressive approach Militant protest Push for an amendment

30 The End of Suffrage WWI Women took on jobs that men had Prohibition Lost a reason to fight suffrage However August 24, th Amendment was passed Last major reform of the Progressive Era


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