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WHY DID THEY SUPPORT OR OPPOSE TAFT PROGRESSIVES – OPPOSED TAFT BECAUSE HE HAD SIGNED AND DEFENDED THE PAYNE-ALDRICH TARRIFF, SEEMED TO OPPOSE CONSERVATION,

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1 WHY DID THEY SUPPORT OR OPPOSE TAFT PROGRESSIVES – OPPOSED TAFT BECAUSE HE HAD SIGNED AND DEFENDED THE PAYNE-ALDRICH TARRIFF, SEEMED TO OPPOSE CONSERVATION, AND SUPPORTED JOSEPH CANNON CONSERVATIVES – SUPPORTED TAFT BECAUSE THEY OPPOSED PROGRESSIVISM, ROOSEVELT, AND LOW TARIFFS AND BECAUSE THEY FAVORED BUSINESS

2 WHAT PARTY DID THEY FORM OR STAY WITH? PROGRESSIVES – PROGRESSIVE OR BULL MOOSE CONSERVATIVES – REPUBLICAN PARTY

3 WHO DID THEY RUN FOR PRESUDENT PROGRESSIVE PARTY – THEODORE ROOSEVELT REPUBLICAN PARTY – WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT DEMOCRATIC PARTY – WOODROW WILSON SOCIALIST PARTY – EUGENE V. DEBS

4 WHAT WAS THEIR CANDIDATE’S POSITION ON BIG BUSINESS PROGRESSIVE PARTY – SUPPORTED GOVERNMENT ACTION TO SUPERVISE BIG BUSINESS, BUT DID NOT OPPOSE ALL BIG BUSINESS MONOPOLIES REPUBLICAN PARTY – FAVORED BUSINESS, BUT WORKED TO BREAK UP TRUSTS DEMOCRATIC PARTY – SUPPORTED SMALL BUSINESSES AND FREE MARKET COMPETITION SOCIALIST PARTY – FELT BIG BUSINSS WAS EVIL AND THAT THE SOLUTION INVOLVED DOING AWAY WITH CAPITALISM AND DISTRIBUTING WEALTH


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