Flashcards in Chapter 13 (4&5) Deck (32):
what was a movment to increase farmer's political power and to work for legislation in their interest?
During the Civil War the government issued million of dollars in what?
The increase of money supply without an increase in goods for sale causes what
What did the government do to get inflation under control?
stopped printing greenbacks, began repaying bonds, and stopped making silver coins
Who founded the first national farm organization ( Patrons or Husbandry, or the Grange)
Oliver H. Kelley
Grangers pressured legislatures to regulat what
railroad and warehouse rates
As the Grange began to fall apart, what began to form>
Who was the leader of the Farmers Alliance?
Charles W. Macune
Members of the Kansas Alliance formed the what?
Peoples Party (populists)
Who did the populists nominate to run for president in 1892?
James B. Weaver
What was the ratio of silver ounces to gold, in value
1 to 16
Populists endorsed what?
graduated income tax, proposals designed to appeal and organize labor
Who won between William Jennings Bryan and William Mckinley?
One specific problem that greatly concerned farmers was the nations...
Greenback could not be exchanged for what or what
silver or gold
Some people particularly those in the west wanted the government to...
mint silver coins
What pooled farmer's crops and held them off the market in order to force prices up?
Who became convinced the African Americans would never be given a chance to better themselves?
African Americans were encouraged to move where?
Afriacn American Farmers established the...
Colored Farmers National Alliance
Election officials began using various method to make it practically impossible to African Americans to do what?
What section began imposing voting restrictions first?
What state began requiring all people to pay a poll tax, and how much was it.
Mississippi, and $2
Mississippi also instuted a __________ that one had to pass before voting
After all the restictions were made, what happened to voter turnout?
In 1883 what act was overturned?
Civil Rights Act of 1875
What court case was it where the Supreme Court set out a new doctrine of " separate but equal" facilities were allowed?
Plessy v. Ferguson
How many lunching occured on average per year?
Who launched a crusade against lynching?
Ida B. Wells
who fought a lifelong battle against lynching, racism, and sexism
Mary Church Terrell
What does NAACP stand for?
National Assocation for the Advancement of Colored Peopled