Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Timeline of Major Topics by President: Part 6

Progressive Age, 1900-1920

26. Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1908
Republican
VP - Fairbanks
Secretary of State - John Hay, Elihu Root
Major Items:
Panama Canal, 1903-1914
"Square Deal"
Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904
Portsmouth Treaty, 1905
Gentleman's Agreement with Japan, 1904
Hague Conferences, 1899 and 1907
Hepburn Act, 1906
Pure Food and Drug Act, Meat Inspection Act, and "muckrakers", 1906
Political reforms of the Roosevelt Era
Trust-busting
Coal Strike
Conservation
Venezuelan Debt Controversy, 1902
Dominican Republic Crisis, 1902
Algerian Conference over Morocco, 1906

27. William Howard Taft, 1909-1913
Republican
VP - Sherman
Major Items:
Paine-Aldrich Tariff, 1909
Pinchot-Ballinger controversy, 1909 (conservation v. reclamation)
"Dollar Diplomacy"

28. Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921
Democrat
VP - Marshall
Major Items:
Underwood Tariff, 1913
16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Amendments
Federal Reserve System, 1913
Glassower Act, 1913
Federal trade Commission, 1914
Clayton Anti-trust Act, 1914
Troops to Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Virgin Islands, Mexico
The Lusitania, May 1915
"Fourteen Points," January 1917
Treaty of Versailles, 1919-1920
"New Freedom"

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