Unformatted text preview: while built upon the love of the whole people for each other and for the nation. Their country finds itself confronted by conditions for which there is no precedent in the history of the world. They believe that the power of government- in other words, of the people- should be expanded as rapidly and as far as the good sense of an intelligent people and the teachings of experience shall justify, to the end that oppression, injustice, and poverty shall eventually cease in the land. Q1) How does the Omaha platform identify the main threats to American liberty? Q2)How did Populists seek to rethink the relationship between government power and freedom?...
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- Spring '07
- Political corruption, Populists