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What did Coxeys army try to accomplish

March to DC to petition the federal government for cheap money

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Stalwarts

Those that favored the spoil system

Led by senator Rosco

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How 2 determine gilded age dem. ?

Southern whites
Roman Catholics
Jewish ppl
immigrants

4

Mary lease

Populist activist

Farmer / head off the national

"Raise less corn and more hell "

5

Glover Cleveland

Only president 2 serve 2 different terms

Formed the ICC.

Won election of 1884

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Jacob coxey

Led his army of 500 men to Washington, D.C.

Wanted government to supply work

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How 2 determine gilded age rep?

Protestants of English & German decent
Southern blacks
Union civil war veterans
Ohio River valley
The west / and New England

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Why didn't Hayes have a any chance of a 2nd term


Had little political power during his 4 years in office

Lost his party when they overturned his veto

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Farmers alliance do

Created the populist party


Like witchcraft

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Depression of 1893

Investors traded silver for gold

In a convoluted scheme

That set gold reserve sinking below the $100 millions mark

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Chester Arthur

Garfield's VP

Civil service reformer

Stalwart
Fought to end corruption

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James Garfield

Killed by Charles guiteau

Claimed upon shooting the president that he was a stalwart

Minister / lawyer

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Spoil system

Distributing political job to party loyalist

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Pendleton civil service act

at least 15 percent of federal jobs would now be filled on the

basis of competitive tests rather than political favoritism.

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What did ppl expect from federal government during gilded age

Not much

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What was the voter turnout like

70-80%

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Famous speech by W. Bryan

Cross of gold speech

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What did the icc say

Interstate Commerce Commission

regulated railroad rates

1st federal regulatory agency

19

Mcckinely tariff

Higher tax on foreign goods

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What group didn't support increase of silver

Goldbugs

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Rate of employment

20%

22

William Bryan

Dem. Presidential candidate

Lion

Speaker

23

Mark Hannah

Mcckinelys campaign manager

24

Oliver Kelly

Found grange of the patrons of husbandry

25

Charles guiteau

Killed Garfield

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James weaver

Pro labor greenbacks

Populist candidate

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Charles Macune

Southern alliance president

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Charles weaver

Came up with the "gilded age" in their book The Gilded Age