AMH-chapter 29 outline - American History 2020 Chapter 29...

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American History 2020 Chapter 29 Outline Wilsonian Progressivism at home and abroad [1912-1916] I. “Bull moose” campaign of 1912 A. Wilson-Democrat/ William Jennings Bryan 1. New freedom: progressive platform- - stronger anti-trust legislation, banking reform, and tariff reduction. Favored small enterprise, entrepreneurship, free function unregulated and un-monopolized markets. (Believed in competition rather than social welfare.) B. Roosevelt|Taft-Republicans (split-ticket voting) 1. New nationalism: Roosevelt’s new platform; consolidation of trusts, labor unions; paralleled by growth of regulatory agencies; women’s suffrage, social welfare and minimum wage law. 2. Influenced by Croly- The promise of American life II. Wilson’s “Triple Wall of Privilege”- [Tariff, Banks, Trust] A. Tackling Tariff 1. Underwood tariff: provided substantial reduction of rates, forced public opinion, reduced import fees, and land mark in tax legislation; enacted gradual income tax (16 th amendment)
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