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Week 15/ 16 Progressive Era
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nickname for Teddy Roosevelt
the US would patrol the Western Hemisphere to help keep it safe from interference
a quicker passage to the Pacific from the Atlantic
Volunteer regiment of US Cavalry led by Teddy Roosevelt in Cuba
19th Amendment (1920)
Gave women the right to vote
Newspaper cartoonist who produced political cartoons, he invented "Uncle Sam" and came up with the elephant and the donkey for the political parties.
Allows the federal government to collect income tax
to create a better America and eliminate corruption in the business world
Journalists who attempted to find corruption or wrongdoing in industries and expose it to the public
Children were viewed as laborers throughout the 19th century. Many children worked on farms, small businesses, mills and factories. Many of the jobs were dangerous.
194 million acres
the amount of land Teddy Roosevelt set aside for natural resources
Pure Food and Drug and Meat Inspection Act
improved the safety and quality of foods and drugs in America
Economic policy by Roosevelt that favored fair relationships between companies and workers
the right to vote
27th president of the U.S.; he angered progressives by moving cautiously toward reforms and by supporting the Payne-Aldrich Tariff; he lost Roosevelt's support and was defeated for a second term.
28th president of the United States, known for World War I leadership, created Federal Reserve, Federal Trade Commission, Clayton Antitrust Act, progressive income tax, lower tariffs, women's suffrage (reluctantly), Treaty of Versailles, sought 14 points post-war plan, League of Nations (but failed to win U.S. ratification), won Nobel Peace Prize
26th President, from 1901-1909, passed two acts that purified meat, took over in 1901 when McKinley was shot, Went after trusts, formed the "Bull Moose Party", wanted to build the Panama canal, and make our Navy ( military stronger )
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