Why Vote for Theodore Roosevelt???. Elections. We strive for more presidential primaries. We want more money for campaigns. We believe in direct elections of Senators Not by state legislatures.
We want to regulate trusts rather than dissolve them.
We want stricter regulation of industrial combinations.
We sympathize with laborers and consumers.Business Issues
Regulation of food and drug industry.
We believe in economic welfare of the underprivileged.
We do not believe in child labor.
We believe in a progressive income tax.
We want to up teachers salaries.
We will clean up slums of the cities.Social Reforms and Domestic Issues
We believe we hold the right to displine countries which do not “behave”.
We believe that the U.S. holds the responsibility to be the “World Policeman”.Foreign Policy
Secured mass of labor legislation
Increase number of factory inspectors
Create a Tenement-House Commission
Regulate and improve sweatshop labor
8-hour day and prevailing rate of wages
Regulate working hours for women
Protect women and children from dangerous machinery
Reduce hours of labor for drug-store clerks
Registration of laborers for municipal employment
Railways equip freight trains with air brakesGovernor of New York
-Cut long hours
-Made better meat regulations
-Stopped the Railroad Monopoly
Teddy also increased
-Pay for hard workers
-Put aside national forest, land and water so that your children can use and see themReason 1..Teddy shows compassion not just for his family, but for the American Workers
“He WORKS for you”