We found 19 resources with the concept populism
African Americans and the Populist Movement
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did the Populist Party fail to ally itself with African American farmers? To answer this essential question, class members investigate the Populist Era (188-1900) and read an article written by Tom Watson, a Populist leader.
Development of American Political Parties: The Two-Party System
9th - 12th
Was American politics always bound to the two-party system? Learn how the two-party system developed, why third parties tend not to do so well, and all the various political parties that have emerged throughout US history. Each party is...
Farmers, the Populist Party, and Mississippi (1870-1900)
7th - 12th
Students determine the cause and effect of a historical event. They draw conclusions about statistical data and maps and compose a campaign speech for a Populist candidate. They design a political poster and badge for the Populist Party.