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Progressive Party

Formed by Theodore Roosevelt to advance progressive ideas and unseat President Howard Taft

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What was the nickname for the Progressive Party?

Bull Moose Party

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National American Woman Suffrage Association

Worked to secure women the right to vote

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Who created the American Woman Suffrage Association

Susan B Anthony

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Hepburn Act

Strengthened the power of the Interstate Commerce Commission to regulate railroads

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Conservation

Protecting the nations natural resources

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Underwood Tariff Act

Reduced tariff rates and levied a graduated income tax to make up for lost revenue

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Federal Reserve Act

Created a central banking system consisting of 12 regional banks governed by the Federal Reserve Board

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Clayton Anti Trust Act

Outlawed interlocking directorates `

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Who were the three progressive era presidents?

Rooselvelt, Taft, and Wilson

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What were the major characteristics of progressivism?

They were worried about the effects of industrialization, they had a fundamental optimism about human nature, they were willing to intervene in peoples lives, they turned more the authority of the state and the government, they drew on a