Flashcards in Chapter 15 Section 3 Deck (23):
Theodore Roosevelt left the Republican Party and became presidential candidate for the newly formed _____________ party in the election of 1912.
Who rallied behind Taft?
Wilson was what kind of Democrat?
a progressive Democrat
Roosevelt's program was called?
Wilson's program was called?
Who won the election of 1912?
Five weeks after taking office Wilson appeared before congress with his bill to ___________
In 1913, Congress passed _____________, and Wilson signed it into law, which reduced the average tariff on imported goods
The Underwood Tariff provided for levying a what?
To restore public confidence in the banking system, Wilson supported the establishment of a __________ system
What created 12 regional banks to be supervised by a Board of Governors?
Federal Reserve Act
What was created to monitor American businesses? (FTC)
Federal Trade Commission
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
Wilson wanted to do what to big business?
break it up
Progressives in Congress passed the what? that broke up big business and trusts?
Clayton Antitrust ACt
in 1916, Wilson signed the first federal law regulating what?
What prohibited the employment of children under the age of 14 in factories?
Keating-Owen Child Labor Act
What did the supreme court do with the child labor law?
Declared it unconstitutional
What Act created an 8 hour work day?
Americans expected what to play a more active role in regulating the economy and solving socail problems?
Who led the Niagara Falls mmeting?
W.E.B. Du Bois
what does NAACP stand for?
National Association for the Advancment of Colored People