Flashcards in The Progressive Movement: All Notes From 10/20/14 Deck (104)
Roosevelt and Pinchot both believed that trained experts in what should manage the nation's forests?
Forestry and resource management
Roosevelt added more than ________ acres to the protected national forests and established __ new national parks and __ federal wildlife reservations.
100 million, 5, 51
What act made antitrust cases jump to the front of the court's docket?
The Expedition Act
The US helped develop a national parks system that preceded the establishment of the what in 1906?
National Park Service
Roosevelt believed _____, his secretary of war, was the ideal person to continue his policies.
Taft easily secured the __________ nomination and won the election in 1908 and defeated who for the third time?
Republican, William Jennings Bryan
Roosevelt had warned Taft to stay away from ____ _____ because it would divide the Republican Party.
Taft signed into law the what which hardly cut tariffs at all and actually raised them on some goods?
Payne- Aldrich Tariff
In 1909, Taft further angered Progressives by replacing Roosevelt's secretary of the interior, _____ _____, with ____ _______.
James Garfield, Richard A. Ballinger
Who was an aggressive conservationist?
Who was a conservative corporate lawyer?
Taft would fire ______ for insubordination.
What is disobedience to authority?
By the second half of Taft's term of office, many Americans had come to believe that he had betrayed the what?
Taft had actually brought twice as many _____ ____ in __ years as his predecessor had in __.
Antitrust cases, 4, 7
In 1912, Taft established the what? It investigated and publicized the problems of child labor.
In 1910, Taft set up the what to monitor the activities of mining companies, expand national forests, and protect, waterpower sites from private development?
Bureau of Mines
Who left the country for a long voyage to Africa and Europe and would not return until 1910?
In late February 1912, who announced he would enter the presidential campaign of 1912 and attempt to replace Taft as the Republican nominee for president?
Conservatives would rally behind Taft at the _______ ______ ________ held in Chicago in 1912.
Republican National Convention
Declaring himself " ____________", Roosevelt became the candidate for the Progressive Party, which is known as the ____________.
Fit as a bull moose, Bull Moose Party
______ started out as a university teacher before becoming the president of Princeton University.
Wilson would become the governor of _______, where he pushed through many progressive reforms.
What accepted large trusts as a fact of life and set out to create proposals to increase regulation and had laws to protect women and children in the labor force and workers compensation?
Roosevelt's New Nationalism
___________ criticized New Nationalism for supporting "regulated monopoly."
Wilson's New Freedom
______ argued Roosevelt's approach gave the federal government too much power in the economy and did nothing to restore competition.
_______ outweighed ________.
In 1913, Congress passed the ___________.
The ____________ reduced the average tariff on imported goods to about 30 % of the value of the goods and provided for levying the first federal graduate income tax.