Essays Tagged: "William Howard Taft"

an essay over Warren G. Harding , a former president

r.In spite of this defeat, Harding remained well liked by republican politicians. In 1912 President William Howard Taft, a fellow Ohioan, asked Harding to nominate Taft at the republican National Conv ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

There is no need for the Bill of Rights

Ginsberg230.) In contrast to this belief in broad presidential authority by Franklin Roosevelt was Howard Taft. Taft believed that Presidential authority was very limited the constitution and had to ...

(5 pages) 94 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Progressive Era

it.Big Business was also a target of progressivism. During this time presidents like Roosevelt and William Howard Taft tried to regulate and control big business. Many well educated people of the tim ...

(4 pages) 322 0 4.4 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Campaign Slogans of 1912 Taft,Roosevelt,Bryan.

n of 1912 followed a "great victory" for Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1908) and a "drastic failure" for William Howard Taft (1908-1912), as seen through the eyes of the public. Both presidents represented ... Deal. During the same period, the Democratic convention nominated Woodrow Wilson, with the help of William Jennings Bryan, who belonged to the progressive wing. All candidates focused on the issues o ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an essay about theodore roosevelt and why he is the most progressive president.

resident Theodore Roosevelt ended his term in 1908 as the most progressive president. He successor, William Howard Taft could not live up to the great name that came before him. As president, Theodore ...

(2 pages) 100 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The leaders of the Progressives Era

into fighting with the "big bad business", but in the reality, he brought less antitrust suits than William Howard Taft by a score of eighty to twenty-five. Further, William Howard Taft "withdrew more ...

(4 pages) 89 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Presidents of the United states of america

WILLIAM MCKINLEYWilliam McKinley, Republican and 25th President of the U.S. was the son of an Ohio i ... resentatives from 1877-83 and become governor of Ohio.In 1896 he won the presidential election from William Jennings Bryan over a gold standard issue.Though he was conservative in business matters, he ... epublican party for vice president in 1900, he became the nation's 26th and youngest President when William McKinley was assasinated in 1901.As president he fought corruption of politics and big busin ...

(7 pages) 171 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Presidents during the Progressive Era

they did not have as much influence, so they were inclined to be more cautious. Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson adopted the aggressive policy when they could and adopted th ... cautious and restrained with regard to foreign policy in Europe, because he has no real power there.William Howard Taft was an aggressive and imperialistic president only with respect to the Caribbean ...

(14 pages) 69 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson: Progressive Presidents

on was his power in electing Taft, the twenty-seventh president, who would keep the progress moving.William Howard Taft spent the majority of his presidency concerning himself with foreign policy and ... , but also successfully built upon the similar ideas of both Roosevelt and Taft.Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, and Woodrow Wilson all did their best to use their knowledge of prior successes and ...

(7 pages) 83 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Overtime Pay

Details of ProposalThe DOL was put in place as Public Law 426-62 by former president William Howard Taft on March 4, 1913. At that time, according to, President Taft noted t ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Theodore Roosevelt's contribution to the Progressive Era.

at a President should do was changed. Roosevelt formed a path for the other Progressive Presidents, William H. Taft and Woodrow Wilson. Though he was very popular, Roosevelt had alienated the Republic ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Industrial and Progressive Era

atment than a factory worker. However, the conditions of the workers started to change as President William Howard Taft improved the hours and wages. His actions pressed employers to grant concessions ...

(7 pages) 52 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Theodore Roosevelt

ent of the United States. He won. He then said that he would not run for a third term and presuaded William Howard Taft to run for the title. The next election would roll around after Taft had served ...

(1 pages) 707 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


2001 Period 2 APUSH Advanced Placement United States History- Final 1. Analyze Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson's contributions to the progressive movement.The Progressive ... ican cities. There are three people that stand out as leaders of progressivism. Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson were all presidents that led the nation in the progressive d ...

(27 pages) 263 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Progressive Presidents From 1901-1915

hich was assassinated in September of 1901. From this point on Theodore Roosevelt served two terms, William Taft served one, and Thomas Wilson served one term. Each one did a little something differen ... times the number of trusts as Roosevelt did, he was not the most effective president by any means. William Taft was a jovial large man who over 300 pounds. Since he was a man of such a large caliber, ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Theodore Roosevelt

t office so he would be out of the picture. What a mistake he made! On September 22, 1891 President William McKinley was killed, and Theodore Roosevelt took over as President. Probably the two things ... TR was worried that Japan was going to move to the Philippines and try to take it over. So he sent William Howard Taft and his doughtier Alice to Japan to help make peace between Japan and Russia. TR ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Brian Bautista History 111 Book Review George E. Mowry author

low down, especially the conservative Republicans. But to everyone's suprise, on September 6, 1901, William McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York. Teddy Roosevelt became the youngest Presiden ... ce between the two countries and one the Nobel Peace Prize of 1906. In 1905 Germany's Kaiser William II suprised everyone by visiting Morocco, and teaming up with them. France and Brittain alwa ...

(5 pages) 1377 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Election of 1912 I was required to imagine voting in the election of 1912 and tell the story of how I chose my candidate.

ed States presidential election of 1912 was contested between four candidates; Incumbent Republican William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson a democrat, former President Theodore Roosevelt running for the ... -established tradition that Presidents were to leave office after two terms. He instead hand-picked William Howard Taft to succeed him and Taft eventually won the election of 1908. During Taft's presi ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was Theodore Roosevelt truly a trust buster?

re is much speculation about if Teddy Roosevelt was truly worthy of being labeled a "trust buster." William Howard Taft is known to have busted far more trusts than the Roosevelt administration, yet, ... he preexisting laws against Trusts and combinations bound Teddy Roosevelt and even more importantly William Howard Taft during their presidency. Both presidents found the Sherman Anti-Trust act to be ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Roosevelt and Wilson Election

lson represented the Democratic Party while Roosevelt represented Progressive, or Bull Moose Party. William H. Taft represented the Republicans while Eugene Debs was a Socialist. Taft and Roosevelt st ... and Roosevelt were both Progressives that sought progressivism to be in control of the government. William Taft was in a league of his own; being one of the most modest candidates to date.Theodore Ro ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History