How did the Populists seek to rethink the relationship between freedom and government to address the crisis of the 1890s?

How did the Populists seek to rethink the relationship between freedom and government to address the crisis of the 1890s?

Explain why Americans increasingly came to feel that they were being denied economic independence and democratic self-government during the late nineteenth century.

How did the Populists seek to rethink the relationship between freedom and government to address the crisis of the 1890s? Why was their platform considered radical? How did their platform seek to guarantee freedom?

Chronicle the process that developed in the South of chipping away the freedoms granted to blacks during Reconstruction. Give careful consideration to how the Civil War was remembered by white America. By 1900, what conditions did African-Americans in the South face? How did they respond to these conditions?