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History II

Chapter 17: Change of Presidency

Theodore Roosevelt President who passed Progressive reforms and expanded the powers of the presidency
Square Deal Roosevelt's program to keep the wealthy and powerful from taking advantage of small business owners and poor
Hepburn Act gave the Interstate Commerce Committee power to limit railroad company prices
Meat Inspection Act gave federal agents power to inspect and monitor the meatpacking industry
Pure Food and Drug Act gave the federal government responsibility for insuring foods and medicine are safe
John Muir California naturalist who advocated for the creation of Yosemite National Park
Grifford Pinchot forestry official who proposed managing the forests for later public use
National Reclamation Act gave the federal government power to decide where and how water would be distributed on and western states
New Nationalism Roosevelt's 1912 plan to restore the government's trust-busting power
Progressive Party political party that merged from the Taft-Roosevelt battle that split the Republican Party in 1912
Woodrow Wilson Progressive Democrat elected President in 1912
New Freedom Wilson's program to place strict government controls on corporations
Sixteenth Amendment 1913 constitutional amendment that gave Congress the power to impose an income tax
Federal Reserve Act 1913 las that places the national banks under the control of Federal Reserve Board
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) government agency established in 1914 to identify monopolistic business practices, false advertising, and dishonest labeling
Clayton Anti-trust Act strengthened anti-trust laws by spelling out specific practices in which businesses couldn't engage
Underwood Tariff Act provided for the creation of a graduated income tax under the 16th Amendment
Created by: Hellokitty139