Rough Rider Thunders Out Analysis

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The Rough Rider Thunders Out Roosevelt picks William Taft to be his successor to continue his policies, who wins against William Jennings Bryan. Eugene V. Debs, socialist who helped with bringing in 420,793 votes. Roosevelt left after the election was over, went to Africa and came back with much energy, known for being adventurous and as a “cowboy”, and inspired many laws. Roosevelt protected capitalists against popular indignation and against socialism, a conservationist who tried to find a balance between the preservationists. The square Deal was conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection. Taft: A Round Peg in a Square Hole Taft was a smart man growing up, and had a widespread confidence saying “Everybody…show more content…
Roosevelt returns to New York deeply upset with the situation telling the nation government that they need to fix what has happened with his speech about “New Nationalism” The Democrats emerge in the congressional election of 1910 after the Republican party starts to fall apart and Austrian-born Victor L. Berger was elected from Milwaukee The Taft-Roosevelt Rupture The Republican Party blossomed into a full-fledged revolt, while The National Progressive Republican League formed, with Senator La Follette Wisconsin leading it. The Rough Riders wanted Roosevelt to do a third term because of how poorly Taft was doing in office. Roosevelt said he was willing to accept the Republican nominations, thinking about doing a third term, then later became a candidate on the Progressive party ticket replacing La Follette. During the Republican convention with the Roosevelts with 100 delegates, and the Taft delegates at 250, Taft ended up being in favor of, Roosevelt 's supporters were shocked and upset. Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad Woodrow Wilson was passionate reform campaign against trusts, and wished to return state government to the…show more content…
The Progressive party had no future after few candidates were elected in state and local offices, but still was a great third party that helped spur pet reforms by Democrats. Republicans became a minority in Congress, and were out of the white house for 8 years. Wilson: The Idealist in Politics Wilson came from the South, with traditions in Jeffersonian democracy, and was eloquent in speeches. He believed in the high role of the chief executive, but he was arrogant and lacked a common touch. His idealism made him difficult to compromise and stubborn, and he was convinced in his own right. Wilson Tackles the Tariff The triple wall of privilege against tariffs, the banks, and the trusts. Wilson did not send his presidential message over to Capitol, but appeared in person presenting his appeal, which was unprecedented. The Underwood Tariff reduced rates significantly, Wilson urged the people to hold elected representatives in line, and popular opinion allowed the bill to pass. The tariff reduced import fees and was a landmark in tax legislation, and due to the 16th amendment, there was a graduated income tax, so the revenue from taxes made up for the lost tariff

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