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1

Theodore Roosevelt left the Republican Party and became presidential candidate for the newly formed _____________ party in the election of 1912.

Progressive party

2

Who rallied behind Taft?

Conservative Republicans

3

Wilson was what kind of Democrat?

a progressive Democrat

4

Roosevelt's program was called?

Square Deal

5

Wilson's program was called?

New Freedom

6

Who won the election of 1912?

Woodrow Wilson

7

Five weeks after taking office Wilson appeared before congress with his bill to ___________

reduce tariffs

8

In 1913, Congress passed _____________, and Wilson signed it into law, which reduced the average tariff on imported goods

Underwood Tariff

9

The Underwood Tariff provided for levying a what?

Income Tax

10

To restore public confidence in the banking system, Wilson supported the establishment of a __________ system

Federal Reserve

11

What created 12 regional banks to be supervised by a Board of Governors?

Federal Reserve Act

12

What was created to monitor American businesses? (FTC)

Federal Trade Commission

13

the FTC had the power to investigate companies and issue what types of orders against what type of companies?

cease and desist orders, companies engaging in unfair trade practices

14

Wilson wanted to do what to big business?

break it up

15

Progressives in Congress passed the what? that broke up big business and trusts?

Clayton Antitrust ACt

16

in 1916, Wilson signed the first federal law regulating what?

Child Labor

17

What prohibited the employment of children under the age of 14 in factories?

Keating-Owen Child Labor Act

18

What did the supreme court do with the child labor law?

Declared it unconstitutional

19

What Act created an 8 hour work day?

Adamson Act

20

Americans expected what to play a more active role in regulating the economy and solving socail problems?

Federal governmentq

21

Who led the Niagara Falls mmeting?

W.E.B. Du Bois

22

what does NAACP stand for?

National Association for the Advancment of Colored People

23

who started the Anti-defamation League?

Sigmund Livingston