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Farmers (the “anti-Bourbon Redeemers…anti-New South”)

Farmers (the “anti-Bourbon Redeemers…anti-New South”). Why did the farmers oppose the New South idea?. FARMERS’ ALLIANCE –How did it make a difference for farmers?. Which POLITICAL FIGURES made a difference for farmers ?. Why did the farmers oppose the New South idea?. Industry.

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Farmers (the “anti-Bourbon Redeemers…anti-New South”)

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  1. Farmers (the “anti-Bourbon Redeemers…anti-New South”) Why did the farmers oppose the New South idea? FARMERS’ ALLIANCE –How did it make a difference for farmers? Which POLITICAL FIGURES made a difference for farmers?

  2. Why did the farmers oppose the New South idea? Industry Farmers felt GA’s gov’t was devoting too much energy to attracting industry rather than passing laws to help farmers Help Farmers!!!

  3. Why did the farmers oppose the New South idea? Industry Farmers felt GA’s gov’t was devoting too much energy to attracting i_____ rather than passing laws to help f_____. Help Farmers!!!

  4. FARMERS’ ALLIANCE –How did it make a difference for farmers? Organization of Farmers who fought for farmer’s rights. Called for (1) better schools, (2) better roads, (3) changes in tax laws to benefit farmers, and for (4) laws to control Railroad fees

  5. FARMERS’ ALLIANCE –How did it make a difference for farmers? Organization of Farmers who fought for farmer’s rights. Called for (1) better s_____, (2) better r_____, (3) changes in t____ laws to benefit farmers, and for (4) laws to control R______ fees

  6. Dr. William and Rebecca L. Felton: • Independent Democrats (opposed Bourbon Redeemers & their New South ideas) • Dr. Felton fought for farmers’ issues; Rebecca supported husband’s efforts to help farmers—she made speeches, wrote articles, sent letters to newspapers about sufferings of farmers. • Rebecca would later fight for women’s suffrage, prohibition, and become 1st female U. S. Senator END ALCOHOL!

  7. Dr. W______ and Rebecca L. F______: • Independent D_______ (opposed B________ Redeemers) • Dr. Felton fought for f______ issues; Rebecca supported husband’s efforts to help farmers—she made s______, wrote a_______, sent letters to n_______ about sufferings of farmers. • Rebecca would later fight for women’s s______, p________, and become 1st female U. S. S________ END ALCOHOL!

  8. TOM WATSON: • A Farmer’s Alliance leader; Elected to U. S. Congress from GA • Fought against the New South ideas of H. Grady • Pushed for RFD (rural free delivery) • Fought against high interest rates on loans and high freight rates • Joined Populist Party • Eventually turned to racist politics • Populist Party: appealed to “common man”—laborers, farmers; pushed for shorter working day, laws that helped farmers,etc.

  9. TOM W_______: • A Farmer’s A______ leader; Elected to U. S. C______ from GA • Fought against the New S____ ideas of H. Grady • Pushed for RFD (r_____ f____ delivery) • Fought against high i______ rates on loans and high f______ rates • Joined P______ Party • Eventually turned to r______ politics • P____ Party: appealed to “common man”—laborers, farmers; pushed for shorter working day, laws that helped farmers,etc.

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