Why Did Theodore Roosevelt Passed The Pure Food And Drug Act Of 1906

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Theodore Roosevelt was a Republican with liberal beliefs. While he was trying to reform our nation, the conservative Republicans were disappointed that he did not hold the same views that they did. He passed the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. This act was a part of his “Square Deal” programs. This program had a set of policies that sought out for equal opportunity for all Americans. This was an act to regulate food and drugs and to change the unsanitary methods that the industries used when preparing and packaging these items. By passing this act, it prevented the public from consuming these impure and contaminated items. The PFDA had an important impact on our country because it improved the general health and welfare of the public and helped

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