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Interstate Commerce Act of 1887
when the best known "granger law," which regulated railroad freight rates was declared unconstitutional, the grangers appealed to the federal grovernment for help. This act was the result:
a business operated for the benefit of its members. These were used by the grangers
the process in which the supply of money is increased, the value of the dollar declines and prices go up
these were withdrawn by congress when the farmers preference for cheap money became clear
Greenback labor Party
party that advocated that the federal government increase the number of greenbacks in circulation
Bland-Allison act and the Sherman Silver Purchase Act
two acts that provided for the government to purchase and coin at least a limited amount of silver each month
cabinet member of Hayes that encouraged his efforts in reforming the civil service program
the nickname of Mrs. Hayes because of her refusal to allow acoholic beverages in the white house
civil Service Comission
administer eaminations to applicants in the different sates to fill the positions on the basis of proven quailifations
Interstate Commerce Act
this act marked the beginning of federal regulation of transportation facilities.
Thomas B. Reed
nicknamed "czar" because of his aggressive leadership, he was the speaker of the house during the Harrison Administration
this tariff gave a higher degree of protection to american industry than any tariff passed up to that time
William Jennings Bryan
democrat nominee who ran against McKinley, also known as one of the greatest orators of all time
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