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Unformatted text preview: A.P. US Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8 0109 Notes for pgs. 694 701 The Politics of Privilege, Politics of Exclusion The Election of 1884: Cleveland Victorious Mugwumps Clevelands First Term The Tariff Issue Clevelands Tariff Ideas- Cleveland tried to cut $ from tariff and pensions, and challenged by Ben Harrison rivaled for the election, as the south was changing its ways, but still showing great hate for blacks- Blaine was nominated, but his name was smashed with the other (R) of the Gilded Age, causing Cleveland to win the election of 1884- Seeing vulnerability of Blaine, the (D) chose Cleveland of NY, who was the Buffalo mayor and governor previously- These were the independent-minded (R) who clung to Cleveland and his reforms- It means renegade chief in Algonquin Indian- Cleveland was accused of having an illegitimate child, but his party shrugged it off- Tammany Hall was a problem which Cleveland faced still as governor of the state- A clergyman called the (D) Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion on the eve of the election, giving the (D) votes because it insulted many groups, like Catholics- Cleveland adopted Jackson ideas about the government not meddling with the economy- With old views, Cleveland didnt see all the impact of industrialization- The tariff was arousing the pres.s interest- Opinions about the height of the tariffs varied- Hide, coal, timber, and wool producers wanted a high tariffs to protect form foreign business- Many workers thought that a high tariff would raise wage...
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