Flashcards in Chapter 15 Section 2 Deck (22):
As a ___________ Theodore Roosevelt believed that the United States was in competition with other nations.
To regulate big business without breaking up trusts, Roosevelt convinced Congress to pass the _______________ to strengthen the Interstate Commerce Commission
In the Coal Strike of 1902, Roosevelt urged the union and the owners to accept __________,, which is a settlement imposed by an outside party
In 1906, Upton Sinclair's observations in "The Jungle" resulted in passage of the ____________, regulating food industry
Pure Food and Drug Act
Realizing the nation's bountiful resources were being used up at an alarming rate, Roosevelt urged Americans to _______ these resources.
In 1902, Roosevelt supported passage of a law authorizing the use of funds from _______________ to pay for irrigation projects in the west.
Roosevelt backed efforts to save ___________ and established many new national parks and wildlife refuges.
Taft believed ___________- limited competition , hurt consumers, and protected the trusts.
When Taft accepted the __________, which cut tariffs hardly at all and raised them on some goods, his standing among Republiccan progressives deteriorated.
Suspicion of Tafts secretary of the interior grew when he tried to make nearly a million acres of ___________available for private development
Taft established the ___________, a federal agency that investigated and publicized child labor problems.
Taft also set up the Bureau of Mines to monitor the mining companies, expanded ___________, and prevented development of waterpower sites.
wrote the jungle, a book describing conditions in the meatpacking industry
disobedience to authority
appointed to head the United States Forest Service
a settlement negotiated by an outside party
Roosevelts reform programs
What incident did Roosevelt criticize as an example of groups pursuing their private interests at the expense of the nation?
Formation of the Nothern Securities
In early 1902, Roosevelt ordered his attourney general to fild a lawsuit under the Sherman Antitrust Act against
In what area did Taft's contributions equal or surpass Roosevelt's
IN October 1911, Taft announced an antitrust lawsuit against?