Theodore Roosevelt. Bull Moose Party. Square Deal. Woodrow Wilson.
Lesson 5 of The Progressive Era (1877-1920): **CAN BE ALTERED!** Progressive Presidents.
This engaging and visually appealing 59-slide PowerPoint presentation is easy to understand with content illustrated with charts and pictures.
Key words include:
Pure Food and Drug Act 1906
Bull Moose Party
William Howard Taft
Overarching Question for this presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
Why were Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson known as progressive presidents?
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The assassination of President McKinley resulting in Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency
- Roosevelt targeting companies that had violated the Sherman Antitrust Act
- What is a monopoly and why is it bad for the consumer
- What is a trust and why did Roosevelt earn the nickname trustbuster
- The Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902 and how Roosevelt handled the crisis
- Roosevelt’s “Square Deal”
- Consumer protection and the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
- Roosevelt and conservation specifically the creation of the U.S. Forest Service and the National Conservation Commission
- President Taft and the passage of the Payne-Aldrich Tariff resulting in a split in the Republican Party
- President Taft and the Ballinger-Pinchot affair
- The 16th Amendment
- The Bull Moose Party, the split in the Republican Party, and the election of Woodrow Wilson
- President Wilson’s “Triple Wall of Privilege”
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