Cooperative - marketing originzation that worked for the benefit of their memebers Deflation - an increase in the value of money
Goldbug - an advocate of a single gold standard for currency. Graduated income tax -a tax based on net income of an individual or business and which taxes of different income levels at different rates. Grand-father clause - allowed individuals who did not pass the literacy test to vote for their fathers or grandfathers who had voted before the Reconstruction began. an exception to a law based on preexisting circumstances. Greenback - paper currency that could not be exchanged for gold or silver coins. Inflation - decline in the value of money
Jim Crow Laws - the statues enforcing segregation
Lyching - executions without proper court procedings
Patronage - another name for the spoils system in which government jobs or favors are given out to political allies and friends. Poll tax - a tax of a fixed amount per person that had to be paid before trhe person could vote Populism - the movement to increase farmers political power and to work for legislation in their interest Rebate - a partial refund to someone who has paid too much money for tax, rent, or a utility. Segregation - the separation of isolation of a race, class or group Share cropper - landless farmers who had to hand over to the landlord a large portion of their crops to cover the costs of rent, seeds, tools, and other supplies. always in debt. Silverite - the Silverites were members of a political movement in the United States in the late-19th century that advocated that silver should continue to be a monetary standard along with gold, as authorized under the Coinage Act of 1792.
Stalwart - republican political machines, they strongly opposed civil service reform. accused hayes of backing civil service refrom to create openings for his own supporters. Halfbreed - a name refering to civil service reformers.
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