In the progressive years, Texas railroads were politically weaker. A growing interest in the good highways also created an upcoming problem for the rail lines. Railroads became a major force in Texas …show more content…
Farmers gathered in Lampasas County, Texas to discuss their unfairness during September, in 1877. This gathering became known as the Southern Farmers’ Alliance. Eventually they gathered three million members nationwide. The growth in Texas of the Alliance was slow, but it is known as one of the largest protest organizations in American history.
Patrons of Husbandry: It was an internal organization in the U.S. that supports families to bond with each other. And it advertises social and economic well being. It helped the community and agricultural progress, commonly called “grange”. It benefited mostly farmers and schools. It also supported cooperative stores and the railroads rates it helped the economy in many different ways.
Progressivism had many effects on Texas and texans’ ways of life, some being good and others bad. For example, farmers suffered massively during the Progressivism Era. Railroads and The Southern Farmers’ Alliance were against progressivism. The populist Party was more of an effect on progressivism, that upset many families. Overall Progressivism had a good effect on texas and social