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AP Reform Comaprison Neal

The Reform Era (1880 to 1920) US History Mr. Lickteig Fort Riley Middle School
Populism - The reform movement started by FARMERS with the Ocala Platform in Omaha in 1892. Wanted off of gold standards (greenbacks). Thought eastern financiers and banker were severely hurting farmers.

Who else distrusted eastern bankers and financiers?
Thomas Jefferson - agrarian life style is the ideal. Against the assumption of state debts, the chartering of the Bank of the United States, and full payment to bond speculators.

Andrew Jackson - withdrew federal money from the 2nd Bank of the Untied States before it charter expired and deposited in "pet" banks
Prohibition - Prohibit the manufacturing and sale of alcohol. Provided for in the 18th amendment and liquor was defined in the Volstead Act. Had been pushed for by the Women's Christian Temperance Union. Social Progressives)

What was the antecedent o the prohibition movement?
Antebellum Temperance - American Temperance Society - Lyman Beecher.
The 19th amendment provided women the right to vote in 1920. Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt were two of the leaders ion this movement. Alice Paul founded the National Woman's party - radical and Carrie Chapman Catt founded the National Woman Suffrage Association.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Sarah Grimke were important suffragists during the antebellum era. In 1848 a meeting a Seneca Falls New York took place where women demanded equality and suffrage.

Sarah Grimke - 1838 - The Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women

Margaret Fuller - 1845 - Women in the 19th Century

Susan B. Anthony was arrested for attempting to vote in 1872.