Progessive Presidents

A comparison

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore was one of the most Dynamic presidents in White House history. Roosevelt was born October 27th 1858, Manhattan, New York City, NY. Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt often referred to as TR, was an american statesman, author, explorer, solider, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th president of the United States from September 14, 1901 to March 4, 1909. Theodore has/had six children, 4 sons and 2 daughters. Theodore passed away January 6th, 1919 in Cove Neck, NY.

Leadership

(A)- Theodore Roosevelt is recognized as a consequential, transformation leader. The fateful days he viewed as the linchpin of his life are probably the most apt symbol of his leadership Roosevelt was also a skilled, subtle manager. The leader operates on the emotional and spiritual resources of the organization on it's values, commitment and aspirations. The manager operates on the physical resources of the organization, on it's capital, human skills, raw materials and technology. Although both, leadership and management, skills are necessary to achieve organizational success. Theodore Roosevelt was a notably pragmatic leader.

Organization

(A)- Theodore Roosevelt is well known for his conservation accomplishments and his work to regulate corporate monopolies, which earned him the nickname trust buster. Under the Sherman Trust Act Theodore Roosevelt's presidency is distinguished by his dedication to prospecting monopolies. Among Roosevelt's key accomplishments as a conservationist are the establishments of federal protection for almost 230 million acres of land, 150 national forests, 51 federal bird reservations, five national parks, and 18 national monuments, according to the Theodore Roosevelt Association. The United States Forestry Service was created under Roosevelt's administration in 1905, with Gifford Pinchot appointed as its first chief. A benchmark grew out of his first term called the "Square Deal" out of the commitment. The Deal is a domestic program that embraced reform of the consumer protection, government regulation and American workplace, with the total aim of helping all classes of people.

Professionalism

(A)- Although the expansion and reorganization of the Department were significant factors, the feature of the the early 20th century was a good movement toward fully professionalized and democratic foreign services. President Theodore Roosevelt agreed and emphasized the need to upgrade diplomatic performance. "A truly professional foreign service meant that the examination and guaranteed texture; the merit system would have to be adopted as the basis for payment increases and promotions, and pay and allowances would have to be adequate to the job." As Roosevelt told a friend in 1908. While Roosevelt's administration took an often passive, sometimes contradictory approach to improving civil rights by him supporting desegregation and women's suffrage. He heartily supported a women's right to vote in 1912 while working as a postmaster in the south.

Contributions

(B-)- Theodore Roosevelt is widely regarded as the first modern President of the United States. Although the presidency began to amass more power during the 1880's, Roosevelt completed the transition to a strong, effective excursive. He made the president, rather than the political parties or Congress the center of American politics. Theodore was most known for being a Governor of New York before becoming vice president. At age 42 Teddy Roosevelt became the youngest man to assume the United States presidency after President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901. He won a second term in 1904.

William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft was an American jurist and statesmen who served as both the 27th President of the United States and later the 10th Chief of Justice of the United States. Taft was born September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, OH. He was the President from March 4, 1909 March 4, 1913. We was succeeded by Woodrow Wilson and his party was The republican Party. Taft also lacked his expensive view of presidential power, and was a generally more successful administrator than political. Taft died March 8, 1930.

Leadership

(B)- Taft's victory wasn't that hard in the November 1908 election. He presumed the office of President on March 4, 1909, but everything else in his single term presidency he didn't get so easy.

Organization

(C)- William Howard Taft spent for long years in the White House. Taft was caught in the tough battles between Progressive and conservatives and got scant credit for the achievements of his administration.

Professionalism

(B) Taft techniques would differ from those of his predecessor. Unlike Roosevelt, Taft didn't believe in the stretching of presidential powers, He once commented that Roosevelt "ought more often to have admitted the legal way of reaching the same ends."

Contributions

(B)- Historians acknowledge that William Howard Taft had a challenging task as President: living up to the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. It did not help that his political experience and skills were limited and that he was naturally critical of his own abilities. His biographers generally agree that his gigantic appetite reflected psychological tensions within himself that he never resolved. Taft was a warmhearted and kind man who wanted to be loved as a person and to be respected for his judicial temperament.

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President, led by American through World War I and crafted the Versailles Treaty's "Fourteen Points," the last of which was creating a League of Nations to ensure world peace. Wilson also created the Federal Reserve and supported the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote.

Leadership

(A) Woodrow Wilson, is chiefly remembered for his high minded Idealism, which appeared both in the presidency of Princeton Universality, and in his national and world statesmanship during and after WWI. Wilson's accomplishments have been re-evaluated with the passage of time and with change in the United States. His visionary internationalism and domestic legislative record are Juxtaposed with his views and actions on racial issues and Woman's Suffrage.

Organization

(B) As president, Wilson's domestic agenda continued his campaign against corrupt trusts, although he also permitted an attempt to segregate parts of the federal workforce. In 1913, the underwood act and the federal reserve bill were passed, the former creating honest tariff reform by greatly reducing rates and instituting and income tax. Reserve banks and their boards of governors to perform central banking functions. The Federal Trade Commission was established in 1914 to restrict "unfair" trade practices.

Professionalism

(A) is what led. The creation of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as the United States memorial to him is what led to Wilson's idealism and status as a great world leader. The Center aims to embody Wilson's ideals by putting scholarship at the service of the world's public life even tho The Center is not an institution for the study of Woodrow Wilson.

Contributions

(B) Woodrow Wilson maintained American neutrality for two years. Woodrow Wilson left the White House broken physically but serenely confident that his vision of America playing a central role in a league of nations would soon be noticed. Even though has his stubbornness or his physical collapse prevented him realizing the dream that was within his grasp in 1919. There was no doubt that his ideal inspired many Americans and that it shaped much of American foreign policy for the remainder of the twentieth century.


Regardless of the tragedy of his last year in office, Wilson left an experienced legacy. His transformation of the basic objective of American foreign policy from isolation to internationalism, his success in making the Democratic Party a "party of reform," and his ability to shape and mobilize public opinion fashioned the modern presidency.