Taft’s Reforms

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
Which Republican challenged Taft during his run for a second term?
Theodore Roosevelt
What best explains why the political climate was ripe for a third-party candidate during the 1912 presidential election?
The Republican Party was unsatisfied with its candidate.
In which of the following areas was Taft less progressive than Roosevelt?
supporting labor unions
President Taft’s creation of the Children’s Bureau was an example of
a progressive Republican social reform.
Which position did Taft hold after his presidency?
Supreme Court justice
A major progressive business reform that President Taft enacted was
breaking up large monopolies.
To which post did Theodore Roosevelt appoint William Howard Taft in 1904?
secretary of war
Progressive and conservative Republicans disagreed on which of the following in the early 1900s?
the role of US government
How did Theodore Roosevelt become a party nominee in the presidential election of 1912?
Roosevelt split from the Republicans and formed the Progressive Party.
An effect of third-party candidates, such as Theodore Roosevelt, on presidential elections is
they change outcomes of elections.
Roosevelt choose a bull moose as a symbol for his new Progressive Party because
he fought like one for things he believed in.
A major progressive business reform that President Taft enacted was
breaking up large monopolies.
How did the Progressive Party set itself apart from the Democratic and Republican parties?
The Progressive Party strongly supported women’s suffrage.
President Taft’s passage of the Mann-Elkins Act in 1910 continued Roosevelt’s legacy of railroad reform by
strengthening the Interstate Commerce Commission.
Why were Theodore Roosevelt and his supporters disappointed in Taft’s presidency?
Taft was less progressive than they had hoped.
How did Theodore Roosevelt become a party nominee in the presidential election of 1912?
Roosevelt split from the Republicans and formed the Progressive Party.
Which Republican challenged Taft during his run for a second term?
Theodore Roosevelt
Progressive and conservative Republicans disagreed on which of the following in the early 1900s?
the role of US government
How did Woodrow Wilson’s presidential win in 1912 set a precedent?
Wilson won the electoral college but less than fifty percent of the popular vote.
To which post did Theodore Roosevelt appoint William Howard Taft in 1904?
secretary of war

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