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Unformatted text preview: play in this chapter? 3. Who led the movement west? a. Motivations b. How were these settlers different from farmers? 4. What was the major objective of ALL the land acts? a. Which economic principle is in play b. Name the acts c. Benefits to government? Benefits to the economy? 5. How has history judged the effectiveness of these polices? a. Pro vs. con 6. Which geographic regions specialized in what? (Table 15.2) a. How is comparative advantage in play? b. Advances in farming… 7. Why was the recurring “economic theme” for farmers during the period from 1864-1896? From 1900-1915? a. Why were the themes so different? b. Was it the farmer’s fault? Was it the banker’s fault? c. Was it anyone’s fault? 8. How did the farmers respond, politically, to these problems? a. Grangers, Greenbacks, Alliances, Populists Chapter Review Questions: 9. What motivated conservation?...
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- Fall '10
- Economics, Grangers