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Unformatted text preview: b. Ours is a grand, a holy mission to drive from our land and forever abolish the triune monopoly of land, money. and transportation. c. Formation of the populist (peoples) Party i. Omaha Convention of 1892 1. Radicals? 2. Seek greater role by the FEDERAL government 3. free and unlimited coinage of silver at a rate of 16:1 (vis a vis gold) 4. Nationaliztion of the RR, telegraph and telephone industries 5. graduated income tax 6. U.S. postal savings banks 7. directed election of the U.S. senators 8. 8-Hour work day 9. Australian Secret Ballot 10. Initiative (Petition), referendum and recall 11. Most goals later absorbed by the democrat party and incorporated into the progressive agenda...
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Spring '06 term at Oklahoma State.
- Spring '06