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gov section 11_11_Notes - • Give power of banks to people...

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16/02/2009 14:45:00 Populism was a response to Social Darwinism Populism: State intervention Against imperialism Will of people represented  o Not a concentration of one interest that president comes to represent o Elimination of electoral college Party of reform Try to unite farmers and factory workers Stress around equality Similarities between populism and Socialism Populism a new voice of the late 1890’s Populism built off of agrarian movement
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Unformatted text preview: • Give power of banks to people • Populists did not imagine completely un-American society • Believed in competition and race of life • Som saw states role as means and end (wages, laws), while populism saw state as way to enter race of life • Populists align themselves with labor unions • Try to reduce working hour to 8 hour days, rights for strike • 16/02/2009 14:45:00 ← 16/02/2009 14:45:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course GOVT 3665 taught by Professor Kramnick, i during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.

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