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Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
Progressive era   leaders
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  • 1. The Progressive Era 1890 - 1918
  • 2. Progressive Party Platforms <ul><li>Give more power to the people </li></ul><ul><li>Corrupt free government </li></ul><ul><li>Corrupt free businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Better working conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Conserve land & resources </li></ul>
  • 3. Progressive Leaders
  • 4. Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>(R/ 1901-1909) </li></ul><ul><li>Colonel during Sp-Am War </li></ul><ul><li>Governor of New York </li></ul><ul><li>THE Progressive Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Was a nature lover & conservationist </li></ul><ul><li>First president to win the Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknames: TR, Trust-Buster, Teddy </li></ul>
  • 5. Theodore Roosevelt <ul><li>&quot;To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Speak softly and carry a big stick.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>“ The only man who makes no mistake is the man who does nothing.&quot; </li></ul>
  • 6. William Howard Taft <ul><li>(R/ 1909-1913) </li></ul><ul><li>Only president to serve as Chief Justice </li></ul><ul><li>First president to have a presidential car </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Politics, when I am in it, makes me sick.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Next to the right of liberty, the right of property is the most important individual right guaranteed by the Constitution . .&quot; </li></ul>
  • 7. During 1 st term, Taft and TR had a disagreement. The Problem
  • 8. <ul><li>DEMOCRAT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Woodrow Wilson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>more states rights, against comp. & min. wage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>REPUBLICANS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert La Follette, Wisconsin Senator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theodore Roosevelt, President for 2 terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>strict regulation of business </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William Howard Taft, President for 1 term </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>bigger supporter of business </li></ul></ul></ul>ELECTION OF 1912 – PRIMARIES
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  • 14. Woodrow Wilson <ul><li>(D/ 1913-1921) </li></ul><ul><li>First president to cross the Atlantic Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Only president with a Ph.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Only president buried in Washington, DC </li></ul><ul><li>Proclaimed the second Sunday in May to be Mother's Day </li></ul><ul><li>Nickname: Schoolmaster in Politics </li></ul><ul><li>Profession: GUESS? </li></ul>
  • 15. Woodrow Wilson <ul><li>&quot;We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers.“ </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Some people call me an idealist. Well, that is the way I know am an American. America is the only idealistic nation in the world.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;If you want to make enemies, try to change something.&quot; </li></ul>
  • 16. <ul><li>1901-1909: Theodore Roosevelt </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promised to only do 2 terms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1909-1913: William Howard Taft </li></ul><ul><li>1913-1921: Woodrow Wilson </li></ul>Progressive Leaders

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