presidential election of 1912 was the most Progressive in US history, with the
two frontrunners, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow...
election of 1912 was the most Progressive in US history, with the two
frontrunners, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, both espousing Progressive
philosophies. Although both Wilson and Roosevelt were Progressive, their
attitudes toward Progressivism differed, at least in theory. This paper will
provide an opportunity to review the complex nature of Progressivism, and to
explore how presidents’ policies while in office often differ from their
rhetoric on the campaign trail.
Using the primary sources below, compare and contrastthe two men’s principles based on their
writings, and then, using the textbook and at least one secondary source from
the library’s JSTOR or Project MUSE databases,compareeach presidents’ political principles with his actions while in
office—how well did their actions match their rhetoric?
Draw from the material in the AT LEAST ONEof the Following sources when writing your paper:
Bull Moose Party.
(1912, Aug. 7). .pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-progressive/">Platform of the
Progressive party. Retrieved from.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-progressive/">http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-progressive/
Roosevelt, T. R.
(1910, Aug. 31). .pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-nationalism/">The new nationalism. Retrieved from.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-nationalism/%C2%A0">http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-nationalism/
Wilson, W. (1913,
March 4). .pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-woodrow/">First inaugural
address. Retrieved from.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-woodrow/%C2%A0">http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/primary-resources/tr-woodrow/
(1913). .gutenberg.org/files/14811/14811-h/14811-h.htm#II">What is progress?. In The new freedom: A call for the
emancipation of the generous energies of a people(Chapter II). New York: Doubleday, Page &
Company. Retrieved from.gutenberg.org/files/14811/14811-h/14811-h.htm#II%C2%A0">http://www.gutenberg.org/files/14811/14811-h/14811-h.htm#IIThe paper must be three to four pages in length and formatted
according to APA style. Cite your sources within the text of your paper and on
the reference page. For information regarding APA, including samples and
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Due by Tuesday Oct 22