1. Examine labor unrest during this period of innovation. What initiated many of these problems?
2. What was the focus of the Farmers’ Alliance and later the People’s (or Populist) Party?
3. Why did some individuals want the coinage of silver? Who wanted to restrict the money supply to only gold? Why?
4. How did the new inventions of the age support the growth of urbanization?
5. What were robber barons? How are they different from other wealthy capitalists?