Today's class examines the what was probably the most exciting election in American history, the four-way contest between Democrat Woodrow Wilson, Progressive Theodore Roosevelt, Republican incumbent Wm. Howard Taft, and Socialist Eugene Debs. The reading will be the rest of the McGerr, plus an extensive, and wonderfully constructed, site on the election. Please read through the entire site (around 50 pages total).


bullet McGerr, The Decline of Popular Politics, chapter 7 to end.
bullet Choices in 1912