political science

Which of the following is NOT considered a critical election?


William McKinley (1896)


Theodore Roosevelt (1904)


Abraham Lincoln (1860)


Franklin Roosevelt (1932)

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 110
asked by ryan
  1. Im guessing the 1st one?

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by ryan
  2. IMO the 1904 elections was between two progressives, with very little distinction between them, both had policy beliefs that were progressive. Teddy was the last of Republican nomines who were "progressive". The 1904 election was finally based on personalities and Teddys Cuba experience.
    Teddy in his progressive ways, was the "conservation" advocate, he doubled the number of National Parks in just one term...that has not been done since, although our present President has made a few Historical Monuments to preserve them.
    Teddy's opponent Parker in the 1904 elections, it is not for certain if he would have been as agressive with the National Park system, but truth be known, no one had a clue what Teddy would have done, certainly not the conservative wing of his party, they would have went bananas over this. IMO

  3. the McKinley election was critical, it ended the four party system, and ended the bull moose movement.

  4. ok thanks

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by ryan
  5. bob parsley is almost completely wrong. McKinley had died in 1901. The Bull Moose movement was Teddy Roosevelt's third-party run for president in 1912. McKinley's election was a continuation of an almost uninterrupted run of Republican domination of the White House that began with Lincoln. He was moderately progressive, but hardly revolutionary in any way. And Taft was also a progressive, succeeding T.R. in 1909 (1908 election). He actually got Congress to approve more Progressive legislation than T.R. did, but was at odds with T.R. over other policies and less popular, so he lost the 1912 election.

    I think McKinley's election was less "crucial" than the other choices. Nothing dramatic happened under his leadership except the Spanish-American war.

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by Reed

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. history

    Before the Spanish-American War, yellow journalism: A. endorsed a policy of isolationism. B. wrote editorials that criticized American imperialism. C. refused to write about foreign affairs. D. used sensationalism to stir up war

    asked by sharice on March 6, 2011
  2. U.S. History (Ms. Sue)

    1. What was the impact of Eugene Debs and the Socialist Party on the 1912 election? A: Eugene Debs and the Socialist Party led efforts to regulate business to be focused at the national level. They also led Congress to pass a

    asked by Victoria on October 20, 2015
  3. ELA

    Jackie was asked to present to the members of the Outdoors Club about the impact that Theodore Roosevelt had on U.S. National Parks. While doing research on her topic, she found a few sources to help her to get started on her

    asked by mr. e on January 25, 2018
  4. AP US History

    I am writing an essay on the following topic: "Political historians often argue that the election of 1896 was a 'turning-point' election and a 'watershed year' in national politics. Why?" I am asking if the following outline will

    asked by Hannah on February 28, 2007
  5. world history

    Check my answers for world history please? i put a star by my answer 1. What problems did Progressives hope to solve? a. Men’s right to vote b. Political corruption and respond to the needs of the people c. Take care of the rich

    asked by misty on January 17, 2016
  6. help on essay

    i have to write an essay on theodore roosevelt the question is theodore roosevelt the first modern president. outline: i think it should be 1. introduction 2. view of presidency 3. regulating big business 4. environmental

    asked by Reina B. on January 20, 2014
  7. History

    With which other reform leader did W.E.B. Dubois most agree about fighting social injustice? A:Booker T. Washington B:William Jennings Bryan C:Susan B. Anthony*** The Populist Party lost in large in part as a result of? A:Their

    asked by Marylyn on October 27, 2016
  8. history US

    Theodore roosevelt was nominated for vice-president because a. he had campaigned energetically for the post. b. mark hanna wanted him. c. the new york bosses schemed to get rid of him. d. his conservatism would offset mckinley's

    asked by sarah on January 19, 2009
  9. US History

    18. Which U.S. president made the following proposal? "A general association of nations must be formed under specific covenants for the purpose of affording mutual guarantees of political independence and territorial integrity to

    asked by Isabella on December 18, 2012
  10. social studies

    what are three things that theodore roosevelt feared? what are three thing that theodore roosevelt would like to do?

    asked by taylor on November 8, 2011

More Similar Questions