The Progressive Presidents 10th Grade American History
Learning Targets 1.  I can explain how the U.S. Government has intervened in American society. 2.  I understand how they r...
Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>McKinley shot </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish-American War- Rough Riders </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bully Pu...
Roosevelt and National Parks <ul><li>Conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources limited </li></ul><ul><li>Newlands R...
William Howard Taft <ul><li>“ I don’t like politics” </li></ul><ul><li>Mann-Elkins Act-communication rates </li></ul><ul><...
Election of 1912 <ul><li>Republican-Taft </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive (Bull Moose)- Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>Democrat-...
Woodrow Wilson <ul><li>New Freedom-controls </li></ul><ul><li>Underwood Tariff Act-cut tariffs </li></ul><ul><li>Federal R...
Wilson Reform continued <ul><li>Federal Farm Loan Act-assist struggling farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Adamson Act-prevent nati...
Progressive Amendments <ul><li>16th-income tax (1913) </li></ul><ul><li>17th-Institutes the direct election of  senators b...
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The Progressive Presidents

  1. 1. The Progressive Presidents 10th Grade American History
  2. 2. Learning Targets 1. I can explain how the U.S. Government has intervened in American society. 2. I understand how they regulate, redistribute, and promote economic growth. 3. I can demonstrate how U.S. Governmental policies, including taxes, antitrust legislation and environmental regulations affect individuals and businesses.
  3. 3. Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>McKinley shot </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish-American War- Rough Riders </li></ul><ul><li>“ Bully Pulpit” </li></ul><ul><li>Square Deal </li></ul><ul><li>Trustbuster </li></ul><ul><li>Elkins Act-fines </li></ul><ul><li>Hepburn Act-ICC </li></ul><ul><li>Meat Inspection Act </li></ul><ul><li>Pure Food and Drug Act-FDA </li></ul>Not to be Confused with FDR!
  4. 4. Roosevelt and National Parks <ul><li>Conservation </li></ul><ul><li>Natural resources limited </li></ul><ul><li>Newlands Reclamation Act </li></ul><ul><li>Congress created a National Park Service </li></ul><ul><li>Still a battle today?! Arctic National Wildlife Refuge anyone?! </li></ul>
  5. 5. William Howard Taft <ul><li>“ I don’t like politics” </li></ul><ul><li>Mann-Elkins Act-communication rates </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Labor </li></ul><ul><li>Sixteenth Amendment-income tax </li></ul><ul><li>Another Split? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ballinger-Pinchot affair </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Roosevelt very very very unhappy! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Nationalism-restore government power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starts Progressive Party </li></ul></ul>Taft was so large that he actually got stuck in a bathtub!
  6. 6. Election of 1912 <ul><li>Republican-Taft </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive (Bull Moose)- Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><li>Democrat- Wilson </li></ul><ul><li>Socialist-Debs </li></ul><ul><li>Winner?! </li></ul>Woodrow Wilson
  7. 7. Woodrow Wilson <ul><li>New Freedom-controls </li></ul><ul><li>Underwood Tariff Act-cut tariffs </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Reserve Act-control banks </li></ul><ul><li>Clayton Antitrust Act- strengthened Sherman Anti-Trust </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protected labor unions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal Trade Commission-monitor business </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wilson Reform continued <ul><li>Federal Farm Loan Act-assist struggling farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Adamson Act-prevent nationwide railroad strike </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Passed 8 hour work day </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Federal Workmen’s Compensation Act-compensation to disabled workers </li></ul><ul><li>Keating-Owen Child Labor Act </li></ul>
  9. 9. Progressive Amendments <ul><li>16th-income tax (1913) </li></ul><ul><li>17th-Institutes the direct election of senators by the people of each state (1913) </li></ul><ul><li>18th-Banned the making, selling, and transporting of alcohol (1919) </li></ul><ul><li>19th- Women gain suffrage (1920) </li></ul>

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