Warren G. Harding's Presidency

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How and why did Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge redirect the nation's politics away from Progressivism?  

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Harding and especially Coolidge believed in general that the nation's Progressive policies under Wilson and his predecessors had shackled economic growth. With Harding's approval, Congress slashed income taxes on the wealthiest Americans, increased protective tariffs, and passed strict quotas on immigration. His administration was riddled with corruption, but he died in office before this became widely known. Coolidge continued, and even intensified many of his policies, continuing...

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