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(USA) The name given to the proposals associated with Woodrow Wilson in the 1912 presidential campaign which became the legislative proposals of Wilson's first term. Opposed to Theodore Roosevelt's New Nationalism, Wilson's proposals included the dissolution of trusts in big business in order to reinvigorate small and medium‐sized firms. They also postulated free trade, health and safety reform, and progressive taxation.

Subjects: Politics.


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