GildedAgePolitics

GildedAgePolitics - By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer By: Horace...

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By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
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1. A Two-Party 1. A Two-Party Stalemate Stalemate
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Two-Party “Balance” Two-Party “Balance”
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2. Intense 2. Intense Voter Voter Loyalty Loyalty to the to the Two Major Two Major Political Political Parties Parties
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3. Well-Defined Voting Blocs 3. Well-Defined Voting Blocs Democratic Bloc Democratic Bloc Republican Bloc Republican Bloc White southerners (preservation of white supremacy) Catholics Recent immigrants (esp. Jews) Urban working poor (pro-labor) Most farmers Northern whites (pro-business) African Americans Northern Protestants Old WASPs (support for anti-immigrant laws) Most of the middle class
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4. Very Laissez Faire Federal 4. Very Laissez Faire Federal Govt. Govt. From 1870-1900 Govt. did very little domestically. Main duties of the federal govt.: Deliver the mail. Maintain a national military. Conduct a foreign policy. Exception administer the annual Civil War veterans’ pension.
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5. The Presidency as a 5. The Presidency as a Symbolic Office Symbolic Office Party bosses ruled. Presidents should avoid offending any factions within their own party.
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