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    Being a progressive reformer, Roosevelt recognized the growing rift between individuals creating a canyon of indifferences. Roosevelt in response decided to construct a bridge across the canyon of indifferences, known as the Square Deal. The Square Deal was built upon the three C’s: consumer protection, control of corporations, and conservation of natural resources. The Square Deal for labor was put to the ultimate test in 1902, during a strike by coal workers. The workers demanded a 20 percent increase in pay and shorter hours, obviously the mine owners refused. The coal supply ran scarce, forcing even hospitals to remain cold. Roosevelt employed his big stick policy and threatened the seizure of the mines. Consequently Roosevelt had interrupted in the Laissez-faire economic policy, which proposed leaving the economy alone. This was the first but not the last time Roosevelt would interrupt the laissez-faire…

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    helped voter’s voices be heard, and made legislations for small towns to be run more efficiently. Since the work of political reformers was correctly wrote about in the textbook readers were able to see the strides made to benefit our democracy. However, many argue that the textbook “History of a Free People” did not accurately cover the idea of progressivism in this country because they claim that, President Theodore Roosevelt was too wrapped up in his political affairs and reelection…

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    government to watch the majority of the population, this would lead to many laws being broken. One of the presidents who were successful to fix a large part of the problems the U.S faced was Theodore Roosevelt. During the 1890s-1920s, United States was in its Progressive Era which was a time period in which there was political reforms across America. During 1901-1909 Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency created a huge impact on how our country was framed and is still used today. Theodore Roosevelt’s…

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    Of course not, but the effect the lawsuit had is what was important. TR essentially went up to bully on the playground and punched him square in the face. Even if TR lost the court case, it probably would still have a similar effect. TR made everyone aware that he…

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    this by rigorously enforcing the Sherman Anti-trust act that was something that past presidents never enforced. Another example of the government involving themselves in an economic issue are the actions of Theodore Roosevelt as president. Theodore Roosevelt brought his ideas of new nationalism into effect through his position of power truly benefitted Americans across the country. One part of Theodore Roosevelt’s changed that brought positive change is the square deal. The square deal was used…

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    Theodore Roosevelt, also known as Teddy Roosevelt, became the 26th President of the United States in September 1901, after President William McKinley was assassinated. Teddy was widely known for not only being the youngest president ever at the time, but also for using the federal power for good by creating the square deal. He saw a bully pulpit which is “a position of authority that provides its occupant with an outstanding opportunity to speak out on any issue”. He created the phrase “Square…

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    “Between Theodore Roosevelt’s Square Deal and Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom domestic programs, which was more ‘progressive’?”. Theodore Roosevelt’s Square Deal was more progressive compared to Woodrow Wilson’s New Freedom domestic program. Meaning of Progressivism is to bring rapid changes in life of Americans in the area of –industrialization, urbanization and immigration where there was complete injustice and chaos. The Progressive Era of 1890-1920, brought remarkable revolution…

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    block that you can sew on the front of a pillow. It’s lovely, and it’s a relatively simple pattern to make – so you can still do this in time for Valentine’s Day. To do this project, you will need: •three fabrics of your choice, which we’ll refer to as Fabric 1, Fabric 2, and Fabric 3 •cutting mat (I use a combination cutting mat and ironing board to streamline the entire process) •iron •fabric scissors •rotary cutter •quilting thread Step One: Cut the three fabrics – these are the…

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    Communal Areas Cleaning London Do you own a large commercial property, student property, flat share or office block? If you do, then you will have to address cleaning communal areas. The reason is because you must provide residents or visitors to such property with healthy living conditions that stand up to certain standards. You could try and take on such task on your own, but odds are it will be too large a job. By outsourcing the job to a communal areas cleaning company, you can take the…

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    Over the course of the semester I have been volunteering with American Public Square. I have completed around eleven hours so far and have been helping at events hosted by the group. At events I have helped attendants find seats, passed out programs, collected questions from the audience, tracked demographics, and cleaned up once attendees have left. While my acts have seemed small to me, those putting on the programs have said these little things amount to a large burden off their shoulders.…

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