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Taft and Wilson as Progressives

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  • Q1
    A system in which society, usually in the form of the government, owns and controls the means of production.
    socialism
    30s
  • Q2
    Person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority.
    anarchist
    30s
  • Q3
    Movement that responded to the pressures of industrialization and urbanization by promoting changes.
    progressivism
    30s
  • Q4
    Process that permits voters to put legislative measures directly on the ballot.
    initiative
    30s
  • Q5
    A legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate.
    referendum
    30s
  • Q6
    Procedure whereby voters can remove an elected official from office.
    recall
    30s
  • Q7
    26th president, known for: conservationism, trust-busting, Hepburn Act, safe food regulations, "Square Deal," Panama Canal and Great White Fleet.
    Theodore Roosevelt
    30s
  • Q8
    27th president of the U.S. (1908-1912); he angered progressives by moving cautiously toward reforms and by supporting the Payne-Aldrich Tariff.
    William Howard Taft
    30s
  • Q9
    A set of tax regulations, enacted by Congress in 1909, that failed to significantly reduce tariffs on manufactured goods.
    Payne-Aldrich Tariff
    30s
  • Q10
    Adopted in 1913 and permitted Congress to levy an income tax.
    Sixteenth Amendment
    30s
  • Q11
    Allowed voters to directly elect U.S. senators.
    Seventeenth Amendment
    30s
  • Q12
    Designed to strengthen the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890; certain activities previously committed by big businesses, such as not allowing unions in factories and not allowing strikes, were declared illegal.
    Clayton Antitrust Act
    30s
  • Q13
    A 1913 law that set up a system of federal banks and gave government the power to control the money supply.
    Federal Reserve Act
    30s
  • Q14
    A nation's system of programs, benefits, and services that help people meet fundamental social, economic, educational, and health needs.
    social welfare
    30s
  • Q15
    Coins and paper bills used as money.
    currency
    30s

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