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Farmers’ Revolt Farmers Revolt Political unrest and unfair treatment were the main cases for the farmers’ revolt Rebecca McDaniel History 125 Professor E. Sharp August 13, 2010
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Veterans benefits to the tune of 157 million annually The impeachment of Andrew Johnson The contested election of Rutherford B. Johnson The assasination of James Garfield Enforcement of Civil Service Act or Pendleton Act The McKinley Tariff- Raised schedules- Lowered rates Opposition of the printing of paper money- Either backed by gold and silver or not backed Sherman antitrust act Sherman silver purchase act All retrieved from Davidson, et. Al. (2006) In the late nineteenth century the turbulence in politics and favoring those who were helpful, with jobs regardless of skills. Farmers were at a greater disadvantage due to higher rates than industries for shipping of goods. This motivated farmers to beg for intervention by the
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Unformatted text preview: government. The result would be the McKinley Tariff. This raised the scheduled runs, and lowered shipping rates, setting a maximum shipping cost. This was a large step in plactating the angry farmers. The political issues in the late nineteenth century were centered on fair treatment of all citizens. Right now the political issues are centered on the war in Iraq. There are a few hot ticket issues breaking the headlines pollitically recently which could play into similar issues with back then. The first is the state of California allowing the union of gay couples. The second issue is the immigration laws from the state of Arizona. Reference Davidson. J., Gienapp, W., Heyrman, C., Lytle, M., & Stoff, M. (2006). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American Republic (4 th ed. Vols. 1, 2, and Combined). Boston: McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-297087-1....
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