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Farmer discontent, 1865-1900.

Vernon Rosco Carstensen

Farmer discontent, 1865-1900.

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Grange.,
  • People"s Party of the United States,
  • Agriculture and politics -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 181-184.

    SeriesProblems in American history
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 184 p. map. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19544831M


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Find more information about: ISBN: : Farmer Discontent,(Problems in American History) () by Carstensen, Vernon Rosco and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ The latter part of the 19th century was a period of agrarian unrest in the Midwestern United tofarmer protests led to the formation of organized movements including the Grange, the Populist Party, the Greenbacks, and other s cited the reasons for their unhappiness as declining prices, decreasing purchasing power, and monopolistic practices of: 1.

The magnetic attraction of free or inexpensive land peopled the Trans-Mississippi West within a single generation after the Civil War. Today, when America 5 farm population is less than three percent of the total and dwindling, it is hard to believe that the farmers' settlement of the West was the greatest movement of peoples that the world had by: book.

Farmer discontent,(Problems in American history) Membership. Fellow Wisconsin History Society. Member Agricultural History Society (president ), Organization American Historians, Farmer discontent History Association (president ), Washington History Society (Robert Gray merit award ), Oregon History Society, American Association of University Professors.

Farmers' Frontier, 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Guest: More than 1 year ago ¿The Farmers¿ Frontier,¿ tells the true story of the west and how farmers traveled in their covered wagons to an unknown land to start a new life.

The part of the book that is the most interesting is when it talks about the tools and 4/5(1). During the periods of the Agrarian Revolt and the s, farmers were unhappy with the economic conditions in which they found themselves.

Both periods witnessed the ascent of political movements that endeavored to aid farmers in their economic distress, such as the Populist movement in the late 19 th century and the McNary-Haugen legislation in the early 20 th century (North,p. Author: Zachary D Blizard. This woman became well known during the early 's for her actions as a speaker for the populist party.

She was a tall, strong woman who made numerous and memorable speeches on behalf of the downtrodden farmer. She denounced the money-grubbing government and encouraged farmers to speak their discontent with the economic situation. equaled or surpassed growth in rest of country between & Even though significant economic growth occurred in the South between &the region: (2).

Farmer discontent, by Vernon Rosco Carstensen (Book) Knights of the plow: Oliver H. Kelley and the origins of the Grange in Republican ideology by Thomas A Woods (Book). - These organizations were formed as a result of farmer's need to overcome their social isolation and gain economic services.

Farmers' Alliance of the Northwest, which was confined mainly to the mid-western states, and the more dynamic National (or Southern) Farmers' Alliance which spread from Texas onto the Great Plains and eastern into the South.

Reading Assignment: Chapters 19 and 21 in AMSCO; A striking manifestation of rural discontent came through the Farmers’ Alliance, founded in Texas Out of the Farmer’s Alliance a new political party emerged in the early s – the People’s party.

Farmer Discontent: by Vernon Carstensen Farmer Discontent: by Vernon Carstensen (pp. ) Review by: 1865-1900. book V. Scott. Woodward, C.

Vann,"The Populist Heritage and the Intellectual," reprinted in Farmer Discontent,Vernon Carstensen, ed.,New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Notes Nebraska was organized as a territory in and became a state in. Dbq The Farmers Movement the thirty year period of to was not a fair or successful one.

One demographic that suffered immensely was the black population. Fresh out of the civil war, African Americans tried to acquire land, but had a difficult time paying off loans, which had high interest rates and took property as collateral.

Federal government policy and the transcontinental railroads both encouraged the agricultural development of the trans‐Mississippi West. The Homestead Act of provided effectively free acres to the head of a family who resided on the land for five years; the land could also be acquired after only six months for $ an acre.

Although the price was right, small farms were not. The burden of proof is on those who affirm that our social condition is utterly diseased and in need of radical regeneration.

My task at present, therefore, is entirely negative and critical: to examine the allegations of fact and the doctrines which are put forward to prove the correctness of the diagnosis and to warrant the use of the remedies proposed.

they couldn't get any workers During the span of farmers began to feel as if their ways of life were being threatened. Farmers felt that a competition with railroads in monopolies and. Even the rise of corporations, with `trusts' and `interlocking directorships' is confusing when the dialogue is directed away from the personality-based characterizations of the robber barons.

Jack Beatty explored the complicated issues of the Gilded Age in page book, `Age of Betrayal: The Triumph of Money in America, '4/5(23). The history of agriculture in the United States covers the period from the first English settlers to the present day. In Colonial America, agriculture was the primary livelihood for 90% of the population, and most towns were shipping points for the export of agricultural farms were geared toward subsistence production for family use.

The rapid growth of population and the. In a similar fashion, Kazin, Michael, in his book The Populist Persuasion: An American History (New York, ), adopts such a vague definition of populism, as a political language that invokes a broadly conceived entity called the people, and includes such a variety of movements and ideas in his analysis that the very term populism becomes Cited by: • Falling prices for agricultural goods led to discontent among farmers.

• Mass production resulted in a decline in the cost of living. • Electric lighting allowed for 24 File Size: 4MB. A B; Gilded Age (Term first used by Mark Twain in as the title of a book) Referred to the superficial glitter of the new wealth that was showed off in the last part of the 19th century= The politics of the era were often criticized as "mostly show with little substance"= It was an era of forgettable presidents (no of whom served 2 consecutive terms) and of politicians who largely ignored.

The rural discontent generated by this period of dislocation gave rise to the Grange and other farmer movements, which sought to readjust the environment by means of rural co-operation of all kinds. A great expansion of the railway systems occurred in this period.

Reconstruction was the period from toin which the federal government temporarily took control—one by one—of the Southern states of the his assassination in AprilPresident Abraham Lincoln had announced moderate plans for reconstruction to re-integrate the former Confederates as fast as possible.

Lincoln set up the Freedmen's Bureau in Marchto aid. The Great West experienced a fantastic growth in population from the s to the s. New Western states joined the Union; CO, ND, SD, MT, WA, ID, WY, UT (Republican votes) The federal government made available the fertile plains of Oklahoma Territory.

Oklahoma boas inhabitants in one year and became the Sooner State in A Guide to the Black Texas Women Archive, United States - United States - The Native American response: The other major players in this struggle for control of North America were, of course, the American Indians.

Modern historians no longer see the encounters between Native Americans and Europeans through the old lens in which “discoverers of a New World” find a “wilderness” inhabited by “savages.”. The Gilded Age has been often portrayed as one of those dark periods in American history—a period of greed and corruption, of brutal industrial competition and harsh exploitation of labor.

But buried beneath this one-dimensional portrait is a much more complex set of facts. Chapter Reconstruction Tools. Copy this to my account He saw the availability of free land on the frontier as a safety valve for harmleessly releasing discontent iin American society= The frontier had always held out the promise of a fresh start= He wondered if the closing of the frontier would condemn the U.S.

to follow the. Agrarian Discontent - Land not as productive – grasshoppers, overused soil, droughts 1. Land easy to tax – other industries can had profits/parts of company 2.

Trusts – barbed wire, fertilizer, harvester trusts push prices too high – hurts farmers 3. Railroads control price of transportation. The period between the end of the War of and the Civil War was a time of swift improvement in transportation, rapid growth of factories, and significant development of new technology to increase agricultural production.

Americans moved with relative ease into new regions and soon produced an agricultural surplus that changed them from. FARMERS' ALLIANCES - The discontent or rural American was on the rise again the late s as prices for crops fell to new lows - Byabout 1 million farmers had joined farmers' alliances for much the same reasons that they had earlier joined the Grange.

The book's focus, though, is on the social impact of the industry's structure. Mining movement to channel farmer discontent in an organized fashion in the s. Development in North Carolina, [Chapel Hill, ].) Schwartz's discussion.

American agriculture through the change of technology, government policy and economic had show an increase decline, politically, industrially, and economically, in the period The period was categorized as a time of Republican laissez-faire governments that favored big business.

Technology was making massive strides but mostly in urban manufacturing. The Farmer's Frontier, ‑ p. New York: Holt, Scholarly and important, especially on causes for rural discontent. Fite, Gilbert C. "Republican Strategy and the Farm Vote in the Presidential Campaign of " American Historical Review 65(4): Their discontent led to the creation of the Granger movement, the “Patrons of Husbandry,” a secret organization designed to promote the interests of farmers.

Having begun as a social movement to counter the lonely, hard life of the farmer and his family, the Grangers soon turned to political action. A partial report can be found here, holding data collected by the Pew Research Center from up to The Decline of Institutional Religion Faith Angle Forum South Beach, Florida Ma Luis Lugo Pew Research Center Washington, D.C.

According to the Pew Research Center the percentage of Protestants in the United States has decreased from over two-thirds in to less than half.

The farmer's last frontier: agriculture, – () complete text online Smythe, Ted Curtis ; The Gilded Age Press, – Praeger. Gilded Age: – Fleming, Walter Lynwood, ()The Sequel of Appomattox, A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States short survey from Dunning School; Foner, Eric and Mahoney, Olivia.

The Farmer's Frontier The Homestead Act of allowed a settler to acquire as much as acres of land by living on it for 5 years, improving it, and paying a nominal fee of about $ Instead of public land being sold primarily for revenue, it was now being given away to encourage settlement of empty spaces and to provide a stimulus to the.

During the last thirty years of the nineteenth century, the United States’ large farmer population was growing increasingly discontent with the state of political affairs. Deflation, debts, mortgage foreclosures, high tariffs, and unfair railroad freight rates contributed to.

HH: As promised, a return visit now from our favorite lefty, E.J. Dionne, Jr., of the Washington Post. Not surprisingly, E.J. has got another provocative, wonderful book out, Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle For The American Idea In An Age of Discontent.

And as I said, he’s my favorite lefty. It’s another great read.- recognize how Farmer and labor discontent led to the rise of the populist movement - Interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents.

- Analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data. - Formulate historical questions and defend findings based on inquiry and interpretation.