Progressive Presidents

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Theodore Roosevelt

Political Parties: Democratic Party

Years in office: In Office for 8 years, March 4, 190-March 4, 1913

Progressive Philosophy: Leader in the progressive movement, and helped reshape the country.

Catchy phrase that describes their programs: "Teddy Bear" "Speak softly and carry a big stick" Holt American Nation

Focused attention on certain industries, people, topics, etc: He focused on listening to people and making sure their opinions and problems were brought to attention, he also wanted to take care of American and make sure their safe and healthy.

Specific programs or laws passed under his watch: Square deal, Pure food and drug act, National Park service.

William Howard Taft

Political Parties: Republican party.


Years in office: 4 years in office, March 4, 1909- March 4, 1913


Progressive Philosophy: Supported Social-welfare legislation, Narrowed presidential power, filled antitrust suits


Catchy Phrase: " I don't like politics"


Focused attention on certain industries, people, topics, etc: Focused attention the on ICC, lower tariffs, and wages.


Specific programs or laws passed under his watch: Mann Elkins Act, Payne Aldrich tariff, Richard Ballinger, Ballinger Pinchot affair

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Woodrow Wilson

Political Parties: Democratic Party

Years in Office: In office 8 years, March 4, 1913- March 21, 1921

Progressive Philosophy: Wanted a stronger government, business reform, lower tariffs, banking reform

Catchy Phrase: "Money without limit"

Focused attention on certain industries, people, topics, etc: He focused his attention on big business, banking, workers, and farm and labor acts

Specific programs or laws passed under his watch: Adamson act, Clayton Antitrust act, Federal trade commission, Nineteenth amendment
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Venn Diagram

Similar-

All wanted to make America a better place

Passed Multiple Acts

Wanted to control government

Help with labor laws

Differences-

Different Parties

Didn't support the same things

Worked faster than others

Different emotions towards people