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POPULISM: THE PEOPLE'S PARTY--  SELECTED RESOURCES

Keeley Library   Revised January 23, 2001
See also:
United States History

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT POPULIST MOVEMENT AND POPULIST PARTY

in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:  World Book, 2001 
Ref. 031 W927 1990 v. 15
 in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 22
Bicha, Karel D. "Populism" v.15 Hicks, John D. "Populist Party" v. 22

REFERENCE BOOKS

Ref. 329.02 S342 V.2 History of U.S. Political Parties, Volume II Chapter on People's Party by George Tydall pp.1701-1799 100 pages including Party Platform and various speeches. 
Ref. 973.016 S531 Footnotes to American History, pp. 289-290 "Coxey's Army" (summary plus list of other sources) 
Ref. 973 A613 v.11 Annals of America Volume 11 pp 355-365 includes reprinted primary sources: The Embattled Farmer,The Rise of Farmer Organizations, etc. 
Ref. 973 M194 v.2 Great Events From History, American Series, Volume 2 pp. 1043-1049 Background Article on Organization of the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, and list of other sources.
Ref. 973 A5115 v. 10 The American Destiny, Volume 10 pp. 138-141. "Wealth Against Commonwealth". This illustrated chapter gives a good overview of the farmer's situation, the start of the grange movement, and the populist movement. 
Ref. 973 C734 1973 v. 1 Documents of American History to 1898 pp. 528-530, "The Granger Movement" ; p. 541, "Munn v. Illinois"; pp. 582-585, "Judicial Review of Railroad Rates"; p 593, "Platform of the Populist Party; p605, "Coxey's Program" ; 
Ref. 973 A5111 v.10 America, Great Crises in Our History as Told by Its Makers Volume X pp.28-36, "Panic of 1893" 
Ref. 973.03 H295 1905v.7  Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History Volume 7 pp. 130-138

JACKDAW KITS

Document facsimiles, and summaries of important events. Each kit includes a list of "Think for Yourself" activities, and a bibliography of additional readings.
COXEY'S ARMY POPULISM AND THE ELECTION OF 1896 OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH

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Internet Resources

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Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
September, 1978  to  June, 2001