How Did The Democrats Protect The Economy During The Gilded Age

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The Gilded Age governmental issues, alluded to as the Third Party System, were described by extreme rivalry between the two gatherings, with minor gatherings going back and forth, particularly on issues of worry to prohibitionists, worker's guilds, and ranchers. The significant gatherings amid the Gilded Age were the Republicans and Democrats. The Democrats had a base among Catholics, poor ranchers, and individuals who supported hard-cash, unhindered commerce, and other free market. The Mugwumps were Republican political activists who upheld the Democrats in the 1884 presidential race. The late nineteenth century saw making of a present day modern economy. A national transportation and correspondence system was made, the partnership turned …show more content…

For more than a hundred years, critics have been ripping the business strategies that allowed big industrialists to build powerful monopolies—but those much-maligned monopolies brought desperately needed order to America's immature economic system. Many have also long resented the immense fortunes of personal wealth that a handful of big businessmen were able to acquire—but that wealth paid for a huge surge in philanthropy, building hundreds of libraries, schools, museums, and other public facilities still enjoyed by the American people even today. Reformers decried the way urban politicians turned corruption into a way of life—but those same crooked politicians also provided vital services to working-class and immigrant neighborhoods. The Gilded Age was a dynamic age of incredible economic opportunity, just as it was a harsh era of incredible economic exploitation. Any version of this tale that includes only the exploitation but not the dynamism—or vice versa—is missing half the story. 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

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