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Unformatted text preview: • Federal Trade Commission (1914) Progressives and the Modern State • Response to economic, social and political dislocations • Promoted active government to tame industrial capitalism • Executive branch emerges as a stronger political force • Initiated reforms to impose order on society and prevent social revolution The Great War: Progressivism and Diplomacy Onto the World Stage: Progressive Diplomacy • “Big Stick” Diplomacy o Roosevelt asserts U.S. should seek to impose order throughout the globe • Dollar diplomacy o Roosevelt and Taft use diplomacy to favor U.S. business and U.S. business to diplomacy Applications of progressive diplomacy • Contests over the isthmus of Panama • Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine (1904) • Wilson and Mexico...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 104B taught by Professor Nolan during the Fall '07 term at Binghamton.
- Fall '07