The Populist Party: Definition, Platform, Goals & Beliefs


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Which of the following was a central belief of the Populist Party?

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1. Which of the following was not a major challenge or problem faced by late-nineteenth-century farmers?

2. The Populist Party emerged directly from which voluntary association?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your knowledge of the Populist Party. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on topics such as beliefs of the party and the Omaha Platform.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Central belief of the Populist Party
  • Planks of the Omaha Platform
  • Major challenges faced by late 19th-century farmers
  • Voluntary association that gave birth to the party

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Populist Party
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about challenges that farmers endured
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Omaha Platform and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the party, review the accompanying lesson on the Populist Party. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Defines monopolies
  • Explores the central belief of the Populist Party
  • Explains subtreasury plan
  • Covers the 1892 Presidential Election