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populist revolt

John D. Hicks

populist revolt

a history of the Farmers" Alliance and the People"s Party

by John D. Hicks

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln (Neb.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby John D. Hicks.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 473 p.
Number of Pages473
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20215982M

Louis ; the convention met with the goal of forming a confederation of the major farm and labor organizations. Each generation of Americans has fulfilled the legacy of the Founding Fathers with its own American revolution. Prominent Populist Party leaders such as Marion Butler at least partially demonstrated a dedication to the cause of white supremacyand there appears to have been some support for this viewpoint among the rank-and-file of the party's membership. Donnelly of Minnesota.

In the lead-up to the presidential electionmid-roaders, fusionists, and free silver Democrats all maneuvered to put their favored candidates in the best position to win. Populism's main cause for formation was the alleged loss of "free land. First, it provides a nuanced, multifaceted theory of the Trump coalition, resisting the temptation to oversimplify a complex, diverse group of voters and the man they voted for. PolkGeorgia newspaper editor Thomas E.

The authors let their subjects do much of the work, breathing life into the electoral statistics many coastal observers understand mathematically more than emotionally. This state of affairs—intimately linked to the transformative trends of our time, globalization and technology—is not inevitable or something outside our control, like the weather, but is instead the result of deliberate policy choices made by the elite who benefit from them. No product advertisements. If you desire a meatier dish from smart writers more comfortable at a local diner than a fru fru Washington, D. The other major difference between then and now is the anti-government attacks of the modern "populists.


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Populist revolt book

In the introduction, Hofstadter states his point clearly: his purpose is to analyze the reformations in modern perspective and to define the distinctions between each of them.

Later, she met my stepfather, also Hungarian, arriving in Britain as a refugee after the Soviet invasion. As a result, two organizations came into existence during this period: the segregated National Farmers' Alliance and the Colored Farmers' Alliance.

This is the standard history of the movement.

Steve Hilton: Why I believe we need a positive populist revolution

In the aftermath of the elections, some party leaders, particularly those outside of the South, became convinced of the need to fuse with Democrats and adopt bimetallism as the party's key issue.

Although the views of the MARs may shift with time, the disaffection of roughly a quarter of the electorate should not have been a body of voters who could be ignored. Corruption accounted for such outrages and Populists presented popular control of government as the solution, a point that later students of republicanism emphasized.

It is a pro-worker economic agenda designed to lift the living standards and reduce the economic anxiety of the majority of working families whose incomes fell as economic power was concentrated in the hands of the elite.

Zito and Mr. In the wake of the Great Recession, many middle and working class Americans shared these concerns. Donnellyand disbanded afterwards. Progress, however, was also menacing and inhumane, Postel notes.

If you wish to comment on another subject, you may search for a relevant article and join or start a discussion there. But anger without an agenda leads to self-pity and further frustration.

Over the past few decades, anonymous technocrats, bureaucrats, and corporate apparatchiks built a governing axis between Big Government and Big Business. White Populists embraced social-Darwinist notions of racial improvement, Chinese exclusion and separate-but-equal. They supported price but not wage control, Medicare, some type of national health insurance, federal aid to education, and Social Security.

Our moment of populist revolt

Critics[ edit ] Some of Hofstadter's arguments have since been attacked by defenders of Populism historians, including Norman PollackC. It shows the strength of racism over common economic interest with the inability of the mid-Western and Southern White farmers to get together when the southerners were totally paranoid that the black farmers might get something out of it.

Even in rural areas, many voters resisted casting aside their long-standing partisan allegiances. PolkGeorgia newspaper editor Thomas E. In short, while Judis is far from complimentary, he avoids the unhinged hyperbole that distorts the efforts of many on the political Left to understand what happened to Senator Clinton last November.

Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. In our small red rambler-style home, the television blared the coverage of the Republican Convention.

As China's power in the Pacific grows rapidly, nations that have traditionally been US allies, such as the Phillipines, are experiencing political convulsions; Duterte's open willingness to realign towards China at the expense of America in exchange for infrastructure investment is one of the clearest indicators of what China's rise might look like for nations around the world.

NorrisRobert La Follette Sr. Goodwyn criticizes Hofstadter's reliance on secondary sources to characterize the Populists, working instead with the material generated by the Populists themselves.Populist Revolt A History of the Farmers' Alliance and the People's Party •.

gain insight into the world of the Populist Revolt a century ago. The cartoons presented in this book are from Populist newspapers of the s, or in a few cases, from late s newspapers committed to the proto-Populist Union Labor Party. Most were drawn originally. Feb 24,  · Although The Populist Explosion is a relatively short work, Judis offers a useful summary of the history of American Populism, tracing it from its roots in the People’s Party of the s.

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