US History
Robber Barons & Rebels
Zinn, Chapter 11, guide #3 (278 to end)
Due: Monday, March 3rd                Name:

At this time, printed currency is based on the amount of ______________ the USA has.  How does this hinder the farmer?

What is the crop-lien system?

What is the “Farmer’s Alliance”?  How does it attempt to help farmers?

What are some of the policies the Alliance puts forth?

What is the Populist Party?

How does race hinder the Populist Party and/or the Farmer’s Alliance?

Why does supporting the Democratic Candidate for President, William Jennings Bryan, in 1896, signal the end of the Populist movement?

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