History 202 - VoF Chap. 17

History 202 VoF - HST 202 Home Assignment January 19th#79 1 It calls them"vast conspiracies against mankind that have been organized on two

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01/20/06 HST 202 Home Assignment – January 19 th #79 1. It calls them “vast conspiracies against mankind” that have been organized on two continents, rapidly taking possession of the world. They are concerned that if they do not act and overthrow this conspiracy it will tear society and civilization apart. 2. Populists believed that if given power they would labor to “correct evils by wise and reasonable legislation” in accordance to the terms of their platform. In the third (clause?) they state that “the time has come when railroad corporations will either own the people or the people must own the railroads,” demanding that if the government does in fact want control over all the railroads that every person who works for them should be placed under a civil-service regulation “of the most rigid character” to help prevent an increase of power for the national government. #80
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Na during the Winter '07 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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History 202 VoF - HST 202 Home Assignment January 19th#79 1 It calls them"vast conspiracies against mankind that have been organized on two

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