William Howard Taft - Progressive Conservative Leader (Biography)

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William Howard Taft - Progressive Conservative Leader is the biography of William Howard Taft, an American politician who served as the twenty-seventh President of the United States, and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Taft was a leader of the progressive conservative wing of the Republican Party in the early 20th century, a pioneer in international arbitration and staunch advocate of world peace verging on pacifism, and scion of a leading Ohio political family. His presidency was ...
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William Howard Taft - Progressive Conservative Leader is the biography of William Howard Taft, an American politician who served as the twenty-seventh President of the United States, and the tenth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Taft was a leader of the progressive conservative wing of the Republican Party in the early 20th century, a pioneer in international arbitration and staunch advocate of world peace verging on pacifism, and scion of a leading Ohio political family. His presidency was characterized by trust-busting, strengthening the Interstate Commerce Commission, expanding the civil service, establishing a better postal system, and promoting world peace. As President and Chief Justice he helped make the federal courts, especially the Supreme Court, much more powerful in shaping national policy. William Howard Taft - Progressive Conservative Leader is highly recommended for those interested in learning more about this dynamic American President.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781599860435
  • Publisher: Filiquarian Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Pages: 56
  • Sales rank: 894,777
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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