The Grange Movement and Populism 10-2 Social Studies
Learning Targets <ul><li>I understand the political and economic issues of the Populist party </li></ul><ul><li>I can expl...
Grange Movement <ul><li>Many farmers in the 1880s began “dry farming” </li></ul><ul><li>Great Plains-bread basket </li></u...
Trouble! <ul><li>The Industrial Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lower...
Demands! <ul><li>Called for regulation of the railroads </li></ul><ul><li>Interstate Commerce Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fo...
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The grange movement and populism

  1. 1. The Grange Movement and Populism 10-2 Social Studies
  2. 2. Learning Targets <ul><li>I understand the political and economic issues of the Populist party </li></ul><ul><li>I can explain the “plight” of the farmers in the late 19 th century. </li></ul><ul><li>I can evaluate how corruption at the economic and political levels affected farmers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Grange Movement <ul><li>Many farmers in the 1880s began “dry farming” </li></ul><ul><li>Great Plains-bread basket </li></ul><ul><li>Grange Movement: Organize and unify farmers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Political and social aspects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women played key roles on farms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social events to end isolation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Trouble! <ul><li>The Industrial Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lower prices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Debt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many farmers lost farms/homes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Became tennents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Railroad rates high </li></ul><ul><li>Government Corruption </li></ul><ul><li>Gold Standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kept crop prices low </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Monopolies </li></ul>
  5. 5. Demands! <ul><li>Called for regulation of the railroads </li></ul><ul><li>Interstate Commerce Act </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formation of ICC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Populist Party </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Formed around Grange Movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Called for coinage of silver to inflate prices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sherman Silver Purchase Act </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supported government ownership of railroads, coinage of silver, labor regulations, and communications regulations </li></ul></ul>

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