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Agrarianism Agrarianism Chapter 22 Chapter 22
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Agrarian Revolt Politics and Public Policy in the Gilded Age The Agrarian Revolt The Crisis of the 1890s Election of 1896 Women’s Suffrage Popular Culture
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Gilded Age Defined Warner, satirized new industrial society Inflation: increase in available currency beyond  proportion of available goods; prices rise Deflation: reduction in the general price level, brought  on by decrease of money in circulation Tariff: tax placed on goods; protective tariffs artificially  inflate prices of imports
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Electoral Stalemate: Republicans controlled White  House; but while Repubs controlled Senate, Democrats  controlled House, creating stalemate. Passionate political constituency
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