President Taft

President Taft - years… The SC also gave the “rule of...

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President Taft Taft…a Yale grad who was a lawyer and a judge…. But, he did not have TR’s personality and ability to read the public…. He encouraged Wall Street to invest in other countries…Also we had to send troops again into… Cuba, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic…Dollar Diplomacy…. . Taft was a trust buster, brought 90 suits against trusts, as compared to Roosevelt’s 44 in 7.5
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Unformatted text preview: years… The SC also gave the “rule of reason” at this time…that “unreasonably” restrained trades were illegal. This would slow the government down in its trust-busting. In 1911, Taft went after US Steel, and this infuriated TR....
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