"William Howard Taft" Essays and Research Papers

1 - 10 of 500

William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft By: Joshua Cheru, Mick Linton, Sean Martin, and Jordan Mullens Facts about William Howard TaftTaft was the 27th President of the United States. He served as President after Theodore Roosevelt.  Taft only served one term from 1908-1912  He was born in 1857 and died in 1930. Taft went to Yale like his father, and graduated second of his class.  Taft had 5 other siblings, and his parents and ancestors were all in the business of law. More Facts about TaftTaft...

Premium President of the United States, United States presidential election, 1908, Woodrow Wilson 352  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft William Taft was a nominated by his successor, Teddy Roosevelt. He was nominated for the Republican Party in the Presidential Race in 1908, in which he defeated William Jennings Bryant of the Democratic Party. He was called a "trust buster", by people against his beliefs and decisions. In his Inaugural Address, he stated that many ideas in which supported Teddy Roosevelt. One, Interstate commerce railroads was a large element to the country and market of the railroad business...

Premium William Jennings Bryan, William Howard Taft, Philander C. Knox 673  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

William Taft

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT AND DOLLAR DIPLOMACY - Roosevelt's successor, William Taft (1909-1913), did not carry a big stick - Taft adopted a foreign policy that was mildly expansionist but depended more on investors' dollars than on the navy's battleships - Taft's policy of trying to promote U.S. trade by supporting American enterprises abroad was given the name dollar diplomacy DOLLAR DIPLOMACY IN EAST ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA - Taft believed that private American financial investment in China &...

Premium Theodore Roosevelt, William Jennings Bryan, Woodrow Wilson 1015  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Campaign Slogans of 1912 Taft,Roosevelt,Bryan.

election 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 the Republican Party, but before the elections of 1912 Roosevelt separated, along with his progressive Republicans and insurgents, and formed a new political party - The Progressive Party. Taft remained a Republican and his party mainly consisted of conservatives and "Old Guards", as well as some...

Free Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, William Jennings Bryan 930  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson: Progressive Presidents

Progress is not something that comes very quickly. It is a gradual process that takes time, in the interest of our country and the Progressive Era, more than a decade. The presidents of this time, Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, were like chefs developing a recipe for the betterment of the United States. Every act that was passed, each decision that was made, was a trial or taste-test of the constantly changing recipe for the country. If something angered citizens or drew criticism, the president went...

Premium United States presidential election, 1908, Woodrow Wilson, United States presidential election, 1912 1691  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

William Howard Taft: Biography

William Howard Taft Februar "Next to right of liberty, the right of property is most important individual right guaranteed by constitution and which united personal liberty, contributed more to growth of civilization then anything established/ invented by the human race" The one quote that defined William Howard Taft's presidency if it were to be defined by words. William Howard Taft's presidency (1909 – 1913) brought much prosperity to America. Throughout the so called "modern...

Premium Theodore Roosevelt, Taft family, United States 327  Words | 2  Pages

Open Document


Senator Nelson W. Aldrich (R-RI), began in the United States House of Representatives as a bill lowering certain tariffs on goods entering the United States.[1] It was the first change in tariff laws since the Dingley Act of 1897.[2] President William Howard Taft called Congress into a special session in 1909 shortly after his inauguration to discuss the issue. Thus, the House of Representatives immediately passed a tariff bill sponsored by Payne, calling for reduced tariffs. However, the United States...

Premium United States Secretary of the Interior, Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft 1059  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

755 Dcush Notes

resources He attacked “malefactors of great wealth” Many business leaders blamed him for a severe financial panic in Autumn 1907 Roosevelt prepared in 1908 to turn over the White House to William H Taft Taft soundly defeated the Democratic Standard bearer William Jennings Bryan THE ORDEAL OF WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT Taft won the presidential nomination as planned but conservative Republicans beat back the attempts of progressive REpublicans to influence the convention. James S Sherman, vice president...

Premium Warren G. Harding, William Howard Taft, United States presidential election, 1912 1705  Words | 7  Pages

Open Document

The Untimely Death of Theodore Roosevelt

this murder mystery, the police investigators were led to believe it was not one person to blame for the loss, but four people. It was a conspiracy to kill an ex-president. The suspects in question are banker John Pierpont Morgan, President William Howard Taft, and anarchist Emma Goldman. These people are believed to be responsible because they all had different motives to want Roosevelt dead and out of the picture. Also their combined skills, connections, and recourses would only help them, if...

Free William Howard Taft, History of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt 1130  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Chapter 19 And Chapter 20 The

American Politics: The 1890s A. The Populist Revolt 1. Economic depression 2. Beliefs of Populist Party B. Money and Politics 1. Bimetallism, Greenbacks, Specie 2. Legislative acts a. Bland-Allison Act, 1878 b. Sherman Silver Purchase Act, 1890 3. William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold C. Election of 1896 V. The Course of Reform A. The Progressive Mind B. Muckrakers 1. Ida Tarbell, The History of the Standard Oil Company 2. Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives 3. Upton Sinclair, The Jungle 4. Ray Stannard...

Premium William Jennings Bryan, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt 344  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free