Populist Party Essays

Grover Cleveland

What two issues dominated national politics in the 1870s and 1880s? The money supply and civil-service reform What happened to James Garfield’s presidency? It never really got started because he was assassinated soon after coming to office. Describe voter participation during the late nineteenth century. It was generally very high––usually from 80 percent up to 95 percent. Why did the federal government tend to ignore the social consequences of industrialization during the late nineteenth century? Most American leaders, regardless of…

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