AP US History - Chapter 29 -wilsonian Progressivism 1912-1916

 
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  Woodrow Wilson
28th Pres. Democratic candidate 1912 election from south, President of Princeton, Gov of...
  Herbert Croly
Wrote  The Promise of American Life (1910}inspired Roosevelt’s New Nationalism ...
  Eugene V. Debs
Socialist Eugene V. Debs racked up over 900,000 popular votes
  Arsene Pujo
 chaired House committee  which traced the tentacles of the “moneymonster” into...
  Victoriano Huerta
full-blooded Indian General - installed as President of Mexico after 1913 revolt...Wilson refused...
New Nationalism
Teddy Roosevelt's platform:  Government should control bad trusts, federal regulatory...
New Freedom
Wilson's Platform - many progressive reforms.  Strong anti-trust banking reform, tariff...
1912 Election
Taft (3rd)- Republican, Roosevelt(2n)  - Progressive, Wislon Democrat, Debbs- Socialist Wilson...
Wilson's philosophies
believed in public if they were properly educated,  didn't like US interference in other...
Underwood Tariff
substantially reduced import feesand enacted a graduated income tax
Louis Brandeis
1st Jewish American Supreme Court Justice
William Taft
The only U.S. president to be appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, when he was nominated...
Federal Reserve Act
created Federal Reserve Board, had the power to issue paper money (“Federal Reserve Notes”)....
Clayton Anti-Trust Act
helped labor -exempted labor unions from being called trusts... now legal to strike. Union...
Wilsonian policies
Federal Farm Loan Act of 1916, Warehouse Act of 1916,  highway construction, labor reguations...
Wilsonian foreign policy
didn't like agressive foreign policy, declared war on Dollar Diplomacy. Forced to get involved...
Jones Act in 1916,
granted full territorial status to the Philippines and promised independence as soon as a stablegovernment...
General John J. Pershing .
sent by Wilson to capture Villa, hegot deep into Mexico, clashed with Carranza’s andVilla’s...

Pancho Villa
combination bandit/freedom fighter, murdered 16 Americans in January of 1916 in Mexico and...
Venustiano Carranza
President of Mexico after Huerta,  resented US interference in Mexico (trying to get rid...
WW I
began summer of 1914 - heir to Austria-Hungary throne assasinated in Sarajevo, chain of events...
Central Powers
Germany, Austria-Hungary, later Turkey & Bulgaria
Allied Powers (Allies)
France.Great Britain, (Ireland),  Russia, later Japan & Italy
Neutrality proclamation
issued by Wilson, urged Americans to be neutral in thought and deed, difficult because both...
Economy during WWI
British and French war orders pulled US out of recession.  American banks loaned Allies...
Submarines - U Boat
Germans used subs to retalitate against British blockade...said they wouldn't sink neutral...
Lusitainia
British passenger liner, sunk by Germans killed 1,198 passengers (128 Americans)  boat...
Arabic, Sussex
British and French passenger ships sunk by Germans, Wilson told Germans he would break off...
Bull Moose Party
Progressive party died when Teddy Roosevelt  dy refused to run because he didn't want...
Election of 1916
Wilson wins 2nd term  - slogan "he kept us out of war" .  California won the race...
Triple Wall of Privilege
Tarfiff, Banks & Trusts
Federal Trade Commission Act
president-appointed position investigate the activities of trusts and stop unfair trade practices...

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