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Module 1 Lesson 3 Assignment

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Homestead Act
This act allowed any American including slaves, to put a claim up to 160 acres of land.
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Homestead Act
This act helped farmers because it allowed them to put a claim up for a lot of land that was not priced very high
Transcontinental Railroad
This was the railroad that linked the United States from East to West and it was used to transport crops and people.
Module 1 Lesson 3 Assignment
Avery Ward
Transcontinental Railroad
This railroad helped farmers because it was a way they could transport crops and supplies at a faster rate.
High Railroad Shipping Costs
The high shipping costs hurt farmers because farmers did not have the money to send their crops or did not have the money to buy new supplies because shipping was so expensive.
High Railroad Shipping Costs
As the railroad industry grew, companies began to increase the shipping costs for farmers.
Farmers Alliance and Granges
The farmers alliance allowed farmers to pull resources for machinery and supplies and cooperatively sell their products more effectively. For example, the Southern and Colored Farmers Alliance.
Farmers Alliance and Granges
This helped farmers because it was a way for farmers to unite and work together to support each other financially.
The Populist Movement
Farmers who were suffering from low crop prices and high transportation costs formed the political party called the populist. They favored farmers and the working man because this was a political party that represented the working man.
The Populist Party
The populist party benefited farmers because it was a way that farmers had a political voice and express their views.
Bimetallism
This was the idea that people should base the US dollar on silver. Thus they thought it would put more money into the economy.
Bimetallism
Bimetallism would benefit farmers because it would ease their financial problems.
Interstate Commerce
Convention
In 1887, the Interstate Commerce
Act regulated railroad rates particularly for its monopolistic practices.
Interstate Commerce Act
This act helped farmers because it prevented monopolies in the railroad business and kept railroad rates at a reasonable price so that farmers could afford to transport their crops.
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