Gilded%20Age%20Politics

Gilded%20Age%20Politics - • Gov run utilities/RR •...

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Chester A. Arthur Pendleton Act 1883 What does it do? Mugwumps Self-definition Political Reform Urban Machines Tammany Hall Boston Chicago
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Grover Cleveland (1884) Mayor of Buffalo Fight corruption Benjamin Harrison (1888) Tariff, Force Bill, Trusts Cleveland’s back (1892) Rise of Populists Farmers, Greenbacks,
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Farmers The Grange Farmer’s Alliance Greenbacks More paper money Silverites Go back to dual standard Gresham’s Law
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Unformatted text preview: • Gov run utilities/RR • Inflation control • Increase in paper money • 8-hour work day • Graduated income tax • Silver standard • Women’s Suffrage • Popular election of senators • Expand merit system • William McKinley vs. William Jennings Bryan • Issues – Depression of 1893 – Silver standard • Results – McKinley wins – Shifts in Republican and Democratic ideology – Gold Standard...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ENC 101 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '12 term at University of Florida.

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