Populism

Populism - Populism o o o o o Populism: roots of good ideas...

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Populism o Populism: roots of good ideas from foreigners o Nativism o Roman Catholics o Labor unions o Homestead strike-women social cannibalism Farmers wanted crops to go up so the price would go up Urban wanted the opposite o Black and white relations (in the eyes of Populism) As seen in the Woodward book Equalitarian of want and poverty Poor whites poor whites with equal legal rights Populists don’t believe in full equality in modern sense o But they should fight together even physical o Platform was beneficial to both blacks and whites o Watson- o Real effort for a cross race, cross class coalition o John radar-leader in black in Texas o Thomas nugent o Now with the populism and the politics together: o Grover-human interest, married young person-child was named after candy bar (Baby Ruth) o Harrison (R) won against Cleveland Big business contributions o McKinley tariffs: protected domestic industry o D do well in mid 1980-Clevland won in 82
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course HIST 072 taught by Professor Jenniferl.bertolet during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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