The Election of 1912

The Election of 1912 - n Eugene Debs n “You Want...

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The Election of 1912 or Will the Real Progressive  Candidate Please Stand Up?
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The Republicans’ Dilemma n Teddy Roosevelt, President, 1901-1909 n Teddy Roosevelt, Hunter, 1909-1912 n Taft, President, 1909-1912 n 1912: Teddy wants it back n 1912: Taft says no
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The Progressive Party n The Republicans in Chicago n Progressives bolt n “We Stand at Armageddon!”
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The Democrats n Please, God, Not Bryant! n Woodrow Wilson Southern by Birth Northern by Reputation Moderate progressive
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The Socialist Party
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Unformatted text preview: n Eugene Debs n “You Want Progressivism, I’ll Show You Progressivism!” Four Candidates n Republican: Taft n Democrat: Wilson n Progressive: Roosevelt n Sot: Debs n ALL FOUR claim to be the real progressive Wilson vs. Teddy n Wilson’s “New Freedom” – anti-trust legislation – restore small-scale competition n Roosevelt’s “New Nationalism” – Corporatism can be good – Federal “regulation” needed n How Wilson wins...
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