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FC: William H. Taft 27th President 1909-1913
1: William H Taft by: Derek Carter
2: Dollar Diplomacy | The idea of dollar diplomacy is to give loans to other countries that have ridiculous interest rates so in the long run we make money. | Dollar Diplomacy failed as a foreign policy.
3: Sherman Anti-Trust Act | William Taft vigorously enforced the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. However he was not the author. | The act allowed the federal government to pursue companies, trusts, and organizations expected of fraud.
4: Postal Savings Plan | The Postal savings plan protected citizens savings if you worked for the federal government.
5: Tariff Review | Tariff review was of general demand among the nations citizens. | The desire for tariff review was because of the uneven distribution of wealth in the United States.
6: Department of Commerce and Labor | President Taft divided the two departments into their own separate departments.
7: NM and AZ Admitted | New Mexico and Arizona were admitted as states under President Taft.