Docs.: C,E, D, F,G, H
Paragraph 2- reason for the development of the Populists – Outside information: use of the gold standard, lack of a voice in local, state, and national politics; cannot elect their US Senators; want regulation of railroads; want a graduated income tax that is fair to all; Use of the Handouts, Use the worksheet you completed.
Docs: C, E, F,G, H
Paragraph 3 – Platform of the Populist party and its influence upon government (Progressives): Outside information: Use the handout for the Populist that I handed you today; use of the worksheet, Use of the handout on the Progressive Movement and how it was influenced by the Populists Party; 16th, 17th , 18th, & 19th Amendments to the Constitution. Docs. : A , B, C, G, H
This is really dumb I just need to see an essay and in order to do that I need to make this longer okay
Documents A-H reveal some of the problems that many farmers in the late nineteenth century(1880-1900)saw as threats to their way of life.(a)explain the reasons for agrarian discontent and(b)evaluate the validity of the farmers' complaints.
In the late 1800s, many farmers were trapped in a vicious economic cycle. Crops
prices began falling and farmers were often forced into mortgaging their farms so they
could buy more land and produce more crops to break even. Good farming land was
becoming scarce and the banks took over the mortgages of farmers who couldn't make
payments on their loans; the railroads, on the other end, took advantage of farmers by
charging them excessive prices for shipping and storage--both equally frustrating the