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Who was Lincoln Steffens

Lincoln Austin Steffens was an American investigative journalist and one of the leading muckrakers of the Progressive Era in the early 20th century and author of "The Shame of the Cities."

What did the populists believe

Rich people should pay higher percentage of their incomes as taxes

What danger did farmers face in the 1880s

Losing their farms because of unpaid debts

How did the industrial revolution change working conditions for people

There was very little need for skilled labor

What was one result of the boom in crop production in the 1870s

Crop prices went down.

What was true about Bonanza farms

They were farmed by daylaborers or migrant workers

What was true about owners of Bonanza farms

they could afford the most modern machinery.

What was true about bonanza ranches

All of the above

What did the homestead strike show

The government was willing to use force to end strikes

What was a common problem for small farmers

low prices for crops

debt to merchants

reliance on a single crop

What was typical of city tenement buildings

lack of windows

Which progressive reform had the effect of allowing direct democracy

Use of initiatives had the effect of allowing direct democracy.

Were likely to receive land provided by the Homestead Act

Plains farmers

What was a demand of the Populists in farmers united

Decreased immigration

Which of these was an action of farmers alliances

Organizing through local chapters

Modern farm machinery was most beneficial to

bonanza farmers

Political goal for farmers

The political goal of farmers was lower prices for grain storage.

The northern farmers alliance wanted a national alliance to include

African American members

Western farmers sold as their main cash crop

Fruit

What was the interstate commerce act of 1887 required

equality in shipping rates charged by railroads

What would be most common for the owner of a bonanza farm

Moving on to more productive land

Which of these was a goal of unions

working conditions

Which is true of American farmers in the 1880s

They had to borrow money to buy seed, fertilizer, and equipment.

Which of the following is true about cash crops

Cash crops could be ruined by a single disease.

What problem was caused by Southern farmers in the 1880s growing cotton and tobacco year after year

Crops became smaller and lower in quality each year.

which of these is an example of government corruption

its :Cronyism: your welcome (;

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