4Taft as President Busted 2x as many trusts as Roosevelt. Did it in half the time.Was still not popular.They passed a tariff that broke a promise.Supported his Sec of the Interior who opposed land reserves in the West.Could not control his political party.Roosevelt publicly criticized him.As a result…
5Can’t we all just get along? The Election of 1912Can’t we all just get along?The RepublicanParty split.ConservativesTAFTProgressivesBull Moose PartyRooseveltAs a result..The DemocraticCandidate won.Woodrow Wilson
8Wilson’s New Freedom Wilson attacked the “Triple Wall of Privilege” TariffsTrustsHigh Finance
9Wilson’s New Freedom Clayton Anti-trust Act Federal Trade Commission Declared certain business practices illegalHelped unions by making certain labor practices legal.Strikes, boycotts, peaceful picketingFederal Trade CommissionWatched the practices of business “watchdog agency”
10Wilson’s New FreedomPushed through a reduction of tariffs. (But the government needed cash.)16th Amendment- created a graduated federal income tax.Federal Reserve System- made credit available, and protected banks from failure.But on some issues Wilson was less progressive.
11Wilson’s New Freedom Civil Rights He allowed increased segregation. WomenSuffrage was not supported by WilsonHad suffrage protesters jailed.The 19th Amendment passed but without his help.Civil RightsHe allowed increased segregation.Progressivism end with the start of WWI.