Sources of Populism in the 1890s-U.S.

Sources of Populism in the 1890s-U.S.

Rebecca Edwards (Vassar College)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-17049-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-17049-3; Format: e-Book Agency, 16 pages

The sources in this document collection will increase the student's understanding of the ideas and circumstances that underlay the People's Party revolt and the identities of those who supported the movement. Through an examination of the different source types, students will learn how historians draw evidence from such sources and will consider what can be learned from each type of source. Students are guided through their analysis of the primary sources with an author-provided learning objective, central question, and historical context.