The Election of 1912

The Election of 1912 - settlement house pioneer Jane Addams...

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The Election of 1912- The Bull Moose Campaign The Democrats nominated Woodrow Wilson,…the “New Freedom” program including strong antitrust legislation, banking reform, and tariff reductions. The Republicans nominated president William H. Taft. Half of the Republicans sponsored a third-party called the Progressive Republicans and nominated Teddy Roosevelt at their convention in Chicago in August of 1912. Dramatically,
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Unformatted text preview: settlement house pioneer Jane Addams placed Roosevelt’s name for nomination…”as strong as a bull moose,”… The big issue in this election was which brand of progressivism would prevail- Roosevelt’s New Freedom Roosevelt called for-Minimum wage-Good/bad trusts-More regulatory agencies-Women’s suffrage-Social welfare...
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