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    William Howard Taft

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    William Howard Taft was Americas 27th president. William was born on September 15, 1857. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio into the Taft family. Taft’s dad, Alphonso Taft was a lawyer and public official; he was Presidents Grant’s secretary of war. Taft’s father was a lawyer. William’s mother Louise Maria Taft was Alphonso’s second wife. William had two half brothers, two brothers and one sister. His ancestry consists of English, Scotch-Irish. William attended a public school in Cincinnati. He went

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    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

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    William Howard Taft Dbq

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    William Howard Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 15, 1857. Mr. Taft attended and graduated from Yale University in 1878; where he went to law school in 1880 and became a public official attorney. While during his years of accomplishments from being a

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    anything about William Howard Taft, maybe other than he was the largest President. When I was a kid, I remember a teacher reading The President and Mom's Apple Pie By Michael Garland. I do not remember what it was about this book but since then President Taft has always fascinated me. I have never actually researched about him, and this Presidential profile paper is my first step into figuring out why I like him so much. Historic Period Throughout the four year William Howard Taft was President,

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    William Howard Taft: The Reluctant President

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    The 27th President of the United States was born William Howard Taft on the 15th day of September, in the year 1857 to Alphonso and Louise Taft, of Cincinnati, Ohio. As he was the first of their sons to survive past infancy, his mother did not mind that he had outgrown all the baby clothes she had sown for him when he was only seven weeks old. Due to his large size he was given the nickname of “Lub” or “Lubber” which only fueled his desire to succeed in school and on the playing field. He later became

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    William Howard Taft became the 27th president of the United States on March 4, 1909 to March 3, 1913 for a total of one term. Taft came into service with high expectations from public as he came to power and has to live up to legacy of prior president, Theodor Roosevelt. During his only term, Taft had emphasized on many important policies such as Dollar Diplomacy, the passage of sixteenth-amendment, and Trust busting. Taft was born on September 15, 1857, in the Cincinati, Ohio, into the powerful

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    William Howard Taft was born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born to Alphonso Taft and his second wife Louisa Maria Torrey Taft. His father Alphonso Taft was the first person in the Taft family to become nationally prominent. He worked at the Ohio Superior Court for two terms. After his work at the Ohio Superior Court he then went on to be named U.S. attorney general and eventually earned the title of secretary of war during the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. When president Chester

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    presidency of William Howard Taft, between the years 1909 and 1913, foreign policies took a different direction than what previous presidents would had made. He proposed the “Dollar Diplomacy.” A foreign policy that tried to change the way in which America would interact and deal with issues abroad. In determining whether Taft's diplomacy was as affective as he thought, one must assess how beneficial this policy was to foreign countries. Latin American was the main objective for this policy. William Howard

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    The Progressive Era was a period in time where reformers wanted to make changes and improve American life during the early 1900s. Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson are three Presidents of the United States who are known as “Progressive Presidents”. Each of them set goals to modernize America, and made it what it has become today. Theodore Roosevelt was the first Progressive President of the United States. He was a very energetic reformer, who used his personality to get

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    Robert A. Taft. Out of these eight politicians I took a special interest in three of these men, John Quincy Adams, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, and Robert A. Taft. John Quincy Adams was born into a more fortunate family than most of the other politicians mentioned within this book. He had “a famous name; a brilliant father who labored unceasingly t develop his son’s natural talents; and an extraordinary mother”. As

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