The Republican Party split into two groups because they could not come to an agreement over their candidate for president. These parties became known as the Conservative Republicans and the Prog... ... middle of paper ... ...920. The new amendment prohibited the sale, manufacturing, and transportation of alcohol. The prohibition lasted until 1933 when it was repealed by the 21st amendment. Towards the end of his presidency, women also gained the right to vote by the 19th amendment.
Progressive Party The Progressive Party was created as a result of President Theodore Roosevelt. They were mostly focused on getting America's financial system back to usual and making essential modifications. Progressive Party of 1912 had been called a political party in the United State and it was created by a split in the Republican Party. This was created by Theodore Roosevelt when he lost the Republican nomination to the ins office President William Howard Taft and drew his delegates out of the conference (Mowry, 1946-1960). After that party is become popular as the Bull Moose Party, later than the party’s symbol and later than Roosevelt’s show off that he was just "as strong as a bull moose".
Marriage and Children: In 1885 Taft returned to public service as assistant county solicitor in Hamilton County. The following year he married Helen Herron, whom he called Nellie, the daughter of a well-known Cincinnati lawyer. The couple had three children, Helen, Charles Phelps, and Robert Alphonso Taft. Career: 1890-1892: Served as U.S. solicitor general. 1892-1900: Served as U.S. federal circuit court judge.
Harrison and "Carrie" Scott were married in 1853. They had two children, Russell Benjamin and Mary. One year before their marriage, he graduated with distinction from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. In 1854, Harrison passed the bar exam and moved to Indianapolis. In Indianapolis, he practiced law and campaigned for the Republican Party.
Born in Niles, Ohio in 1843, William McKinley attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania and had planned to become a Methodist minister. Sadly, McKinley was only able to attend for one term because of illness and financial disabilities. When the Civil War began, McKinley was teaching at a country school; he enlisted as a private in the Union Army, McKinley quickly rose up in ranks to become a brevet major on the staff of Rutherford B. Hayes, who eventually became a lifelong friend and a mentor. (Cite) After the Civil War, McKinley returned to Ohio to begin studying law and politics at Albany Law School. McKinley passed the bar exam in 1867 and began his legal practice in Canton, Ohio.
Taft had a lot of background before becoming president. In 1904 Taft’s close friend, Theodore Roosevelt, appointed Taft the secretary of war, where he then became a close adviser and friend to the president. In 1908, Taft was with Roosevelt by his side was nominated to run for president. He became the Republican nominee; James Sherman was his Vice President. Republicans, with Roosevelt's help nominated Taft in 1908.
At the age of 29, he married to Helen Nellie Herron, an intellectual and independent women who later on encouraged Taft to strive for more than Judicial career. In 1890, he was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison into position of Solicitor General of United States, made him the youngest Solicitor General of all time at the age of 32. In 1900, Taft accepted offer to serve as president of the commission at Philippines from President William McKinley, in exchange for his promise in position of Supreme Court upon his return. However, desp... ... middle of paper ... ...eodor Roosevelt to against his leadership and ability to manage the country. And as the result, his small accomplishment in trust busting did not covered up with the bad policy that angered almost everyone.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30th, 1882, the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. His parents and private tutors provided all of Franklinâ€™s formative education. Roosevelt attended Groton, a prestigious preparatory school in Massachusetts between the years 1896-1900; he received a BA degree in history from Harvard University in only three years (1900-1903). Franklin next studied law at New Yorkâ€™s Columbia University. When he passed the bar examination in 1907 he left the school without taking a degree.
Before 1864, no country had ever held elections during military emergencies. This all changed when Lincoln decided to run for his reelection in 1864. The only issue was the fact that the Union was in the 4th year of war with the Confederacy, but Lincoln said "We cannot have free government without elections; and if the rebellion could force us to forego, or postpone a national election, it might fairly claim to have already conquered and ruined us." The rebellion Lincoln mention was the Confederacy itself, he did not want to postpone elections just because of Civil War. Five months after the campaign, Lincoln was reelected and the Confederacy was conquered.
For his education he attended one of the most prestigious Ivy League schools, Harvard at the age of eighteen for four years. Aside from his political life Roosevelt was very active in wars he fought in the Spanish war rising to colonel position quickly. Throughout his early life he dealt with asthma eventually he conquered the disease. In 1884 when both his first wife and Mother died he escaped the political life and fled to his ranch in the Dakota Territoy. It seemed for that two year he surprised his deep sadness.