How did Theodore Roosevelt become President?
He was Vice President but became President when McKinley was shot.
What did President Theodore Roosevelt think about trust?
He thought there could be good trusts and bad trusts.
What was the first time that the Sherman Antitrust Act was used to break up a trust?
it was used against the Northern Securities Company.
What other Trusts did President Theodore Roosevelt break up?
Standard Oil and the American Tobacco Company.
What is a trustbuster?
A person who wanted to destroy all trusts.
How did President Theodore Roosevelt solve the coal miners strike in Pennsylvania?
He threatened to send in troops to run the mines if the owners and union didn't reach an agreement.
What was Theodore Roosevelt's Square Deal?
He gave everyone the same opportunity to succeed.
What was the Pure Food and Drug Act?
It required food and drug makers to list ingredients on packages and tried to end false advertising and the use of impure ingredients.
What is conservation?
The protection of natural resources.
What did President Theodore Roosevelt do for the wilderness?
He pressed for conservation and made national parks.
Who won the election of 1908?
William Howard Taft.
What was the Bull Moose Party? Why was it formed?
It was a party formed by Progressives to support Theodore Roosevelt because he didn't win the Repulican nomination.
Who won the election of 1912?
Who was Woodrow Wilson?
A Democratic Progressive who was born in Virginia and became president of Princeton University and governor of New Jersey.
What was Wilson's New Freedom?
It was the way of free enterprise that restored competition.
What was the Federal Reserve Act?
It set up a system of federal banks that gave the government the power to raise or lower interest rates and control the money supply.
What was the Federal Trade Commission?
It had the power to investigate companies and order them to stop using unfair practices to destroy competitors.