Wilson's domestic platform during the 1912 election advocating stronger antitrust legislation, banking reform and reduced tariffs as well as Trust Busting
The Bull Moose Party
The nickname given to the Progressive Party after Roosevelt claimed to feel like a Bull Moose.
Who were the party candidates in the election of 1912 and which party did the represent?
Republican-William Howard Taft Democratic-Woodrow Wilson Progressive- Theodore Roosevelt
" New Nationalism"
Roosevelt's Policy toward trust by leaving the good trust alone and regulating bad trust . It also supported women's and workers rights.
Election of 1912 results
-Woodrow Wilson won -Republicans were split _Wilson did not win the popular vote -Bull moose Party cost the Republicans the election
Socialist Part Candidate
Eugene v. Debs
Self Determination Policy
Woodrow Wilson's Policy that called for the people to chose their Government after WW1.
Woodrow Wilson Presidency
He was an Idealist who believed that the president should receive more power. He was a Progressive
Woodrow Wilson passed it. 1.It reduced Tariffs on imported goods.2. Established a graduated income tax.
Triple Wall of Privilege
3 Things Wilson wanted to primarily attack. The Tariff, The banks, and the trust.
Wilsons Bank Committee
Headed by Senator Aldrich and led to the establishment of the 3rd bank of the united states. Reformed corrupt banking system.
Author of "Others Peoples Money and How the Bankers use it "
Louis D. Brandeis
Federal Reserve Act
Passed by Wilson in 1913 and established the Federal Reserve Board who were appointed by the President and regulated the Banks. The Board was also allowed to issue paper money. Issued paper money was also known as federal reserve notes.
Federal Trade Commissions Act
Gave the President the authority to regulate trust.