Ch. 22 - Ch. 22 general political trends in late 19 th...

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Unformatted text preview: Ch. 22 general political trends in late 19 th century- High voter turnout (around 80%) - Few real issues- Even distribution between Democrats & Republicans- Local emphasis/political machines- Intense partisan loyalties - Ethnic, religious, and geographic divisions candidates in 1876 election/Compromise of 1877- Very closely divided elections- 50% vs 50%- Hayes got elected in the elections of 1876 major political issues in late 19 th century- Weak executives (presidents)- Distrust of fed government- Corruption- Republicans dominates White House & Senate- Democrats dominated the House Granger movement/Oliver Kelley- Movement in the west: farmers begin to organize- Also known as Patrons of Husbandry, organized by Oliver Kelly- Provided social/educational outlets to these isolated farmers farmer alliances & their slogan- Replaced the Granger movement- Grassroots movements- Gives farmers a sense of community - Sub treasury plan - Equal rights to all, special privilege to none (test question)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Papageorge during the Fall '07 term at Kennesaw.

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Ch. 22 - Ch. 22 general political trends in late 19 th...

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