That's The Ticket:
A Parade of Presidential Elections
|Presidential candidate:||THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President|
|VP candidate:||CHARLES W. FAIRBANKS, Indiana Senator|
|Popular votes:||7,625,599 (56.4%)|
|Presidential candidate:||Alton B. Parker, New York Judge|
|VP candidate:||Henry G. Davis, Pan American Railway Committee Chair|
|Popular votes:||5,083,501 (37.6%)|
- Roosevelt represented a new generation of Republicans. They adopted progressive ideas to deal with contemporary social and economic problems.
- Roosevelt's platform of trust-busting and environmental conservation broadened his party's support, especially in Western states.
- Roosevelt was more liberal than the Democratic Parker, who carried the South.