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The Wilson Presidency. Wilson and Domestic Policy The High Water Mark of Progressivism Wilson and Foreign Policy America and World War I 1914-1916: An uneasy neutrality 1917: “Over There!”. Woodrow Wilson. The “Triple Wall of Privilege”. Banks The Tariff Trusts. How well did he do?.

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the wilson presidency
The Wilson Presidency
  • Wilson and Domestic Policy
  • The High Water Mark of Progressivism
  • Wilson and Foreign Policy
  • America and World War I
  • 1914-1916: An uneasy neutrality
  • 1917: “Over There!”
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How well did he do?
  • Banking: The Federal Reserve Act- created the Federal Reserve Banking System
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How well did he do?
  • Banking: The Federal Reserve Act- created the Federal Reserve Banking System
  • The Tariff: The Underwood Tariff Act- lowered the rate on imported goods
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How well did he do?
  • Banking: The Federal Reserve Act- created the Federal Reserve Banking System
  • The Tariff: The Underwood Tariff Act- lowered the rate on imported goods
  • Graduated Income Tax- to make up for lost revenue
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How well did he do?
  • Banking: The Federal Reserve Act- created the Federal Reserve Banking System
  • The Tariff: The Underwood Tariff Act- lowered the rate on imported goods
  • Graduated Income Tax- to make up for lost revenue
  • The Trusts- Clayton Anti-Trust Act- also exempted labor unions from Sherman Act
the high water mark of progressivism10
The High Water Mark of Progressivism
  • Federal Farm Loan Act and Warehouse Acts of 1916- low interest credit and govt. loans to farmers with crops as collateral
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The High Water Mark of Progressivism
  • Federal Farm Loan Act and Warehouse Acts of 1916- low interest credit and govt. loans to farmers with crops as collateral
  • Workingman’s Compensation Act of 1916
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The High Water Mark of Progressivism
  • Federal Farm Loan Act and Warehouse Acts of 1916- low interest credit and govt. loans to farmers with crops as collateral
  • Workingman’s Compensation Act of 1916
  • Child Labor Legislation
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The High Water Mark of Progressivism
  • Federal Farm Loan Act and Warehouse Acts of 1916- low interest credit and govt. loans to farmers with crops as collateral
  • Workingman’s Compensation Act of 1916
  • Child Labor Legislation
  • Adamson Act- 8 hour day for R.R. employees
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The High Water Mark of Progressivism
  • Federal Farm Loan Act and Warehouse Acts of 1916- low interest credit and govt. loans to farmers with crops as collateral
  • Workingman’s Compensation Act of 1916
  • Child Labor Legislation
  • Adamson Act- 8 hour day for R.R. employees
  • First Jewish S.C. Justice: Louis Brandeis
w w i alliances17
W.W. I Alliances
  • Triple Entente’ (Allies):

Great Britain, France, and Russia

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W.W. I Alliances
  • Triple Entente’ (Allies):

Great Britain, France, and Russia

  • The Central Powers

German and Austria-Hungary

the road to war
The Road to War
  • British Blockade of Germany
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The Road to War
  • British Blockade of Germany
  • Germany’s use of unrestricted sub. warfare
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The Road to War
  • British Blockade of Germany
  • Germany’s use of unrestricted sub. Warfare
  • The sinking of the Lusitania (ends unrestricted submarine warfare)
the road to war24
The Road to War
  • British Blockade of Germany
  • Germany’s use of unrestricted sub. Warfare
  • The sinking of the Lusitania (ends unrestricted submarine warfare)
  • Germany starts unrestricted sub warfare again
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The Road to War
  • British Blockade of Germany
  • Germany’s use of unrestricted sub. Warfare
  • The sinking of the Lusitania (ends unrestricted submarine warfare)
  • Germany starts unrestricted sub warfare again
  • The Zimmerman Telegram
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