Question 14 a correct answer theodore roosevelt

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Question 14 a. Correct answer. Theodore Roosevelt believed that by 1912, President Taft had abandoned Roosevelt’s selective and judicious anti-trust enforcement policies, Roosevelt’s moderate stance on the tariff, and his conservationist policies concerning the rational use of public lands for economic development in the West. Roosevelt proclaimed a new progressive doctrine, the New Nationalism, which favored the national government increasing its power to address social and economic problems. b. President Taft decided to seek a second term for president in 1912 and earned the Republican Party nomination, but lost in the general election to the Democratic candidate, Woodrow Wilson. c. Roosevelt defeated Senator Robert La Follette for the Progressive Party presidential nomination in 1912. d. While the Socialist Party candidate, Eugene Debs, earned a record high 6 percent of the national vote in 1912, he did not come close to swinging the national election to the Democratic candidate, Woodrow Wilson. Moreover, the Socialist presidential candidacy of Eugene Debs did not influence
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Roosevelt’s political decision to run for president against Taft and Wilson in order to reverse what Roosevelt perceived as Taft’s adoption of reactionary economic and social policies of the Republican Old Guard. e. Roosevelt supported President Taft’s Dollar Diplomacy because he shared with Taft the imperialist belief that it was critical for the United States to use foreign American economic investments and trade to advance American geo- political interests abroad and curtail the imperial ambitions of European and Asian competitors in the Pacific, East Asia, and Latin America.
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