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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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