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As a ___________ Theodore Roosevelt believed that the United States was in competition with other nations.

Social Darwinist

2

To regulate big business without breaking up trusts, Roosevelt convinced Congress to pass the _______________ to strengthen the Interstate Commerce Commission

Hepburn Act

3

In the Coal Strike of 1902, Roosevelt urged the union and the owners to accept __________,, which is a settlement imposed by an outside party

Arbitration

4

In 1906, Upton Sinclair's observations in "The Jungle" resulted in passage of the ____________, regulating food industry

Pure Food and Drug Act

5

Realizing the nation's bountiful resources were being used up at an alarming rate, Roosevelt urged Americans to _______ these resources.

Conserve

6

In 1902, Roosevelt supported passage of a law authorizing the use of funds from _______________ to pay for irrigation projects in the west.

Public Land

7

Roosevelt backed efforts to save ___________ and established many new national parks and wildlife refuges.

Nations Forests

8

Taft believed ___________- limited competition , hurt consumers, and protected the trusts.

high Tariffs

9

When Taft accepted the __________, which cut tariffs hardly at all and raised them on some goods, his standing among Republiccan progressives deteriorated.

Payne-Aldrich Tariff

10

Suspicion of Tafts secretary of the interior grew when he tried to make nearly a million acres of ___________available for private development

Public Forests

11

Taft established the ___________, a federal agency that investigated and publicized child labor problems.

Childrens Bureau

12

Taft also set up the Bureau of Mines to monitor the mining companies, expanded ___________, and prevented development of waterpower sites.

National Forests

13

wrote the jungle, a book describing conditions in the meatpacking industry

Upton Sinclair

14

disobedience to authority

insubordination

15

appointed to head the United States Forest Service

Gifford Pinchot

16

a settlement negotiated by an outside party

aRBITRATION

17

Roosevelts reform programs

square deal

18

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

19

In early 1902, Roosevelt ordered his attourney general to fild a lawsuit under the Sherman Antitrust Act against

Northern SEcurities

20

In what area did Taft's contributions equal or surpass Roosevelt's

Conservation

21

IN October 1911, Taft announced an antitrust lawsuit against?

U.S. Steel

22

Taft set up the Bureau of Mines to monitor the activities of mining companies,k protect waterpower sites from private development and

expand the national forests