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Unformatted text preview: Continued poverty b/c bad education Agriculture- decline in cotton prices Colored Farmers National Alliance Segregation Democratic Redeemers Plessy v. Ferguson & Jim Crow Laws Loss of civil rights- literacy tests, poll taxes, grandfather clauses, barred from jury, stiffer penalties, lynchings Booker T. Washington- economic self-help vs. W. E. B. Du Bois- equal civil rights Farm Problems: North, South, & West Changes in agriculture- commercialized cash crops & small farms cant afford equipment Middlemen took too much money National Grange Movement- established cooperatives & got states to regulate railroad rates & make it illegal for railroads to fix prices or help privileged customers Interstate Commerce Act of 1886- states cannot regulate interstate commerce Farmers alliances- whites & blacks joined...
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- Spring '08