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Midterm study guide 2 - History Midterm Study Guide Teddy...

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Unformatted text preview: History Midterm Study Guide Teddy Roosevelt - office from 1901-1909 Took over office after William McKinley was assassinated - became the youngest man to serve as a president Main focus was reform and change - protecting America against more radical challenges Main focus in policy: power from government to investigate the activities of corporations and make results known Railroad industry: Hepburn Railroad Regulation Act - restore regulatory authority to the government by giving ICC power to oversee RR rates Took interest in American conservation movement National Reclamation Act: provided federal funds for the construction of dams, reser- voirs, and canals in the West Despite many of his reforms, government still had little control over industrial economy 1907: panic and recession broke out Andrew Carnegie 1873, Opened his own steelworks in Pitt. > dominated industry > (with Henry Clay Frick) bought coal mines and leased part of the Mesabi iron range in Minnesota, operated many ore...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course HIST 200 taught by Professor Amywallhermfectle during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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