08 - "The Crime of 73": When the government stopped silver...

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“The Crime of 73”: When the government stopped silver from being minted, bought silver again in ’88 without helping the farmers Producerism: the producer (farmer for now) had the right to the fruits of his or her labor, labor creates value. Farmers referred to people who took advantage as monopolists Granger Laws: challenged the railroads to provide fair and equal treatment to all who shipped. Munn v. Illinois: Supreme court ruled that the states could regulate private property in the interest of the public good. Added the public interest clause to the constitution. Southern Alliance: (Farmers) formed as a local organization, formed two groups, the northern alliance and the southern alliance. The southern alliance was militant, effective, and radical. The Southern Alliance appealed to the farmers, grew into the Grand State Alliance (began in texas) Charles W. Macune: Leader of the Farmers Alliance, had lots of ideas and developed economic plan based on interpretation on socialism and Marxism. First he called for
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 106 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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08 - "The Crime of 73": When the government stopped silver...

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