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Unformatted text preview: warfare. Government claims it doesnt have responsibility for workers rights. Keep convincing people that they can prosper. Train companies ask government for land grants. Many times govt gave to them for a cheap price (i.e. dollar/yr) Laissez-faire hands off policy. Leads to corporate abuse. 1880s and on. Small groups of factory workers, famers etc. form the populist party(Peoples Party 1892) Populism is diverse and fails, yet still remains. Every candidate represents themselves as a person of the people. Pitchfork Ben Tillman segragationalist gone populist. Sharecropping many slaves back to work on plantations w/ their own little plot of land. Gold v. silver dominated presidential campaigns. Tariffs -...
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- Spring '08