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  1. Those Forgotten During the Industrial Revolution Unit 5 AP US History

  2. African Americans • Migration • Years • Reasons • 1. • 2. • 3. • 4.

  3. Sharecropping

  4. Jim Crow Laws • What are they? • Plessy vs. Ferguson

  5. African Americans in the North • Generational differences between black and whites • Opportunities available

  6. Booker T. Washington • Tuskegee Institute • Promoted: • Encouraged:

  7. The Grange • During Civil War: • By 1870s: • Cooperatives • Promoted • 1. • 2. • 3. • 4.

  8. Farmer’s Alliance • Organized farmers in the South and Midwest. • Alliance organized to combat low farm prices, railroad discrimination, and the lack of sufficient silver currency, and high “protective” tariffs • Called for government to address their economic grievances • The Sherman Silver Purchase Act authorized Congress to buy silver and issue Treasury notes.

  9. The Populist Party • The People’s Party, a party of agrarians (farmers) • Goals: • Coinage of silver • Federal loans to farmers • A graduated income tax • Immigration restrictions • Public ownership of RR, Telegraph, Telephone • An 8 hr work day • Direct elections of senators • Initiative and referendum • Secret Ballot

  10. Farmers, 1900

  11. Populist Party Platform