Essay On American Imperialism In The Gilded Age

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In a time between the beginning of the of the Second Industrialization Revolution and the end of the imperialism movement, there were many changes in America. It is in this context that American ideals changed in the Gilded Age. Farmers and industrial workers responded to industrialization in the Gilded Age from 1865-1900 by forming organizations that allowed for their voices to be recognized and by influencing political parties to help get national legislation passed.
Farmers and industrial workers responded to industrialization in the Gilded Age from 1865 to 1900 by forming organizations that allowed for their voices to be recognized within the business industry. During the Gilded Age, the United States was experiencing a vast growth in
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Farmers responded to industrialization by creating the Granger movement which allowed for the farmers to work cooperatively to help each other. Through this movement farmers were able to pull resources together to buy the items needed and working collectively to stop paying for the prices of silos from their owners, and to purchase stores which cut out the middlemen. These profits were then divided among the members of the Grange. After a while the Grange lost power in favor of the Farmer’s Alliance which sought to bring reform to the national level. The Farmer’s Alliance wanted to bring reform to big businesses through national legislation such as a setting rate for freight lines on the railroad and government funded loans to the farmers for equipement. For the part of the industrial workers, labor unions were formed to protect the interest of the working men in the factories of the Great Lakes region and the industrial northeast. The first
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