Flashcards in 6.4 Grangers and Populists Deck (12):
What did Grangers want to do?
Break hold of RR owners and middlemen
What laws did several states pass to regulate railroads?
What case overturned the Munn decision in 1886?
Wabash v Illinois
What did the Populist Party draft in 1892?
Omaha Platform (on quiz)
Who led the army of jobless to DC?
What controversy was the Dem. Party split over in 1896?
Gold and silver
Who won the election of 1896?
Two ways of standard (gold & silver)
List the reasons for the end of Populism
Dem support, Bryan's loss and improving farm prices
Who made the "Cross of Gold" speech?
William J. Bryan
An influential reform movement