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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 7

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 The 1936 presidential election was an important milestone for the Progressive Party. George Norris, the party’s first successful presidential candidate, had become a national symbol for the Progressives, … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 6

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 In foreign policy matters, President George Norris generally followed the older isolationist wing of the Progressive Party. The first action of the Norris administration was a reorganization of military appropriations, … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 5

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 The reelection of George Norris in 1932 despite the poor state of the economy came as a shock to many in the Democratic and Republican parties. Both parties were sure that the … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 4

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 After the economic boom of the 1920s, the Great Depression hit the country hard. President Norris continued his efforts to guide economics reforms aimed at curbing the economic downturn during the rest of his … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 3

Part 1 Part 2 The end of World War I ushered in an economic boom to the United States during the early years of the 1920s. American manufacturing benefited from the rebuilding of the areas of Europe torn apart by … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 2

Part 1 The outbreak of World War I in Europe divided the Progressive Party just as it divided the nation as a whole. Former president Roosevelt and others such as Gifford Pinchot led the interventionist faction, calling for the United … Continue reading

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The Bull Moose’s Legacy: A Lasting Progressive Party, Part 1

This is the beginning of a small multi-part timeline outlining the history of the United States based on a surviving Progressive Party. In our history, the Progressive Party burst into American politics with the nomination of former president Theodore Roosevelt … Continue reading

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