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Important Because: they could dominate an industry and make unfair costs for the publicrevealed, and they could do no comparitive shoppinghe vastly changing American economyPopulist PartyWho: “people’s party”, poor white cotton farmers -- came after the Farmers Alliance failed tohave political success.What: short lived political party in the united states, gained power in the states but nevernationallyWhen: established in1891How: represented a radical form of farming, hostility to banks, railroads, elitesWhy: agrarian unrest in response to low farming prices in the southImportant Because: It opposed the growing belief of industrialism ; tried to unite all thedisadvantaged as a political voice, was a tough group to satisfy because of such opposingviews between farmers and poor industrial workers.Essay QuestionsOne of the following essay questions will be on the exam.I will choose which question will beon the exam.70 points1.Businessmen and workers were challenged by the chaotic economy andunregulated marketplace of the late-nineteenth century.They all chose variousforms of organization to cope with the unpredictable and, sometimes, harshrealities of industrial capitalism.Write an essay about the difficulties thatbusinessmen and workers experienced.Your essay should(1) describe and explain the hardships of these two groups and(2) describe and evaluate ways that these two groups organized to deal withproblems
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(3) explain what each group (businessmen and workers) hoped to accomplishand(4) why the strategies they pursued were (or were not) successful.--> Be sure that your answer includes specific examples and makes use ofpertinent lectures and assigned readings.Points to cover:for (1) describe and explain the hardships of these two groups (businessmen and workers)Hardships for workers (mainly for unskilled. however, small portion of skilled workerswere being replaced by machines).`Long hours, low wages, no bargaining powerNo minimum wages, chronic financial instability“Wage Slavery” Basically the workersfelt that their employers owned themsince their livelihood depended on their wage. The employer knew that the employee neededthe job so they could get away with lax safety standards, and with paying very little becausethey knew someone would need the work. Usually their wages weren't enough to support theirfamilies, this led to involve the whole family in fa??????Good example of this^^^^Southern argument against Northern treatment of workers. Are “slaves” totheir wages. No one would give aid to those who couldn’t work. Southerners would take care oftheir slaves so that they could continue to work. Bullet below has more info.No life insurance or sick leaveIf sick or hurt, they have no incomeRate of injuries in workplace was shockingpeople would die ex. Railroad workers,many of them were killed on the job or badly hurt.

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MeganSeaholm
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13th Amendment, The American, The Land, Native Americans in the United States, ruinous competition
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