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1. Check Point: Farmers’ Revolt Create a five- to seven-point, bullet point list of the factors that led to political stalemate and the subsequent farmers’ revolt in the late 19th Century. Write a 100- to 150-word response addressing the relationship between the issues the political system dealt with in the Gilded Age and current American political issues. Are they similar or different? Why? Format your paper according to APA standards. Answer: During the 19 th Century there were several factors that led to the political stalemate and farmers revolt: Disputes over currency Tariffs Political Corruption Patronage Railroads Business Trades There are several similarities between the gilded age and the present. Many people in the 19
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Unformatted text preview: th Century found there were problems with the way politics worked. Many of the candidates were bought or bullied into office. Today I still feel that is a problem, just not to the extreme of the past. Another similarity is the economy. In the past the economy had its ups and downs, and currently we are in the current situation that the past was in. Then again, there are also several differences from the past to now. In the 19 th Century, railroads were the largest source of transportation. Now we have large trucks as well as aircraft that can do much of the transportation as well as the railroads....
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