Nine. Theodore Roosevelt, Presidential Power and the Regulation of the Market

  1. Serge Ricard
  1. Gary Murphy

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch9

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt

How to Cite

Murphy, G. (2011) Theodore Roosevelt, Presidential Power and the Regulation of the Market, in A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt (ed S. Ricard), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344233.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Dublin City University, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444331400

Online ISBN: 9781444344233

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Keywords:

  • Theodore Roosevelt, Presidential power and market regulation;
  • power of big business, effect on lives of American citizens;
  • TR's views of big business, modern organization;
  • the trustbuster, TR's concern for the state of the nation;
  • TR, and belief in governmental regulation of the economy;
  • regulating the railroads;
  • The Hepburn Act, domestic legislation of TR's presidency;
  • Presidential power and the Common Law;
  • federal regulation and idea of a just society

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Acting in the Public Interest

  • The Trustbuster

  • Regulating the Railroads

  • Presidential Power and the Common Law

  • Federal Regulation and the Idea of a Just Society

  • References