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The other name for the national association of farmers called the Patrons of Husbandry
Oliver H. Kelley
An employee of the Deparment of Agriculture who founded the Grange
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these were withdrawn by congress when the farmers preference for cheap money became clear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
Free Silver Movement
the call for unlimited coinage of silver
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
politically active regional groups that farmers began to organize into
labor groups that organized the People's Party
What word sums up this phrase? "the government ought to do something about it."
Jay Gould and Jim Fisk
two men that created a scheme to corner the Gold Market
September 24, 1869
the date of "Black Friday"
(Samuel J.) Tridden
The democratic candidate from New York for the election of 1876
Rutherford B. Hayes
The republican candidate from ohio for the elction of 1876
(his attempts to reform the) civil service program
What was president Hayes best remembered for?
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
Penleton Act of 1883
this act was the basis for the modern civil service program
civil Service Comission
administer eaminations to applicants in the different sates to fill the positions on the basis of proven quailifations
the first democrat to win the presidency ater the Civil war
she married cleveland at age 21 and became the nations youngest first lady
Interstate Commerce Act
this act marked the beginning of federal regulation of transportation facilities.
Electoral count act of 1887
this act was adopted to prevent another dispuited election like in 1876
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
Sherman Antitrust Act
this act broke up monopolies
won the election of 1896, and favored maintaining the gold standard,
William Jennings Bryan
democrat nominee who ran against McKinley, also known as one of the greatest orators of all time
Front Porch Campaign
name of the campaign that McKinley used because of his sick wife
Gold Standard Act
act that made gol the sole stanard of monetary value
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