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who did the democrats choose as their presidential candidate for the election of 1912?
wha did the Democrats strong progressive platform call for ?
stronger antritrust laws ,banking reform,and tariff reductions
Roosevelt's New Nationalism campaigned for what ?
stronger control of trusts,woman suffrage,and programs of social welfare .
Wilson's New freedom favored what?
small enterprises,entrepreneurship,and the free functioning of unregulated and unmonopolized markets
what was the result of the election of 1912?
Taft and Roosevelt split the Republican party giving Woodrow Wilson the presidency
what was the President Wilson's war against the tarriff,the banks,and the trusts known as ?
The triple wall of privilege
what bill did Widrow Wilson convince congress to pass that signigicantly reduced the tariff rates?
Underwood Tariff Bill
In response to President Wilson's plea to congress to reform the banking system it passed what act in 1913 ?
Federal Reserve Act
what board ,appointed by the president,oversaw a nationwide system of 12 regional federal reserve banks?
The Federal Resolve Board
what law authorized a presidentially-appointed commission to oversee industries engaged in interstate commerce?
Federal Trade Comission Act of 1914
what Act lengthened the Sherman Act's list of buisness practices that were deemed objectionable and sought to exempt labor and agricultural organizations from antitrust prosecution?
The Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914
what act made loans available to farmers at low rates of interest?
The Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916
what act benefited sailors by requiring decent treatment and a living wage on American Ships?
La Follette Seamen's Act of 1915
President Wilson gave assistance to Federal Civil-service employees during periods of disability with what act?
Workingmen's compensation Act of 1916
what act established a 8-hour work day for all employees on trains in interstate commerce?
The Adamson Act of 1916
In 1914 President Wilson persuaded congress to repeal what act which had exempted American coastal shipping from tolls?
Panama Canal Tolls Act of 1912
what act was signed by President Wilson in 1916 which granted the Phillipines territorial status and promised independence as soon as a stable government could be established?
In 1913 the Mexican Revolution took an ugly turn when the president was murdered and replaced by who?
General Victoriano Huerta
when war seemed imminent between Mexico and the U.S. what three countries intervened and pressured Huerta to step down?
who was a rival to the Presient Carranze and attempted to provoke a war between Mexico and the U.S. by killing Americans?
In 1914 WWI was sparked due to what occurence?
The heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary was murdered by a Serb Patriot.
who was the leader of Germany at the time of WWI and seemed the embodiment of arrogant autocracy?
Kasier Wilhelm II
In 1915 one of Germany's submarines sank what liner killing 128 Americans ?
The Brittish Liner Lusitania
what was the promise that Germany made to America, after Wilson threatened to sever ties, to stop sinking their ships without warning?
the sussex pledge
what did the Republican Platform condemn?
the Democratic tarriff,assaults on the trusts,and Wilson's dealings with Mexico and Germany
The Democrats chose who for the election of 1916 in their effort to run an anti-war campaign?
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