The populist party, was made in St. Louis in 1892, in which they were referred as the “peoples” party. Most of they were for farmers who faced many problems in the Gilded Age. Many crops dropped because of the over production of farmers. Bankers have given high interest rates to farmers because of their mortgages. Also Railroads, have debited farmers for their crops to be shipped around the country. The populist party started a platform to benefit famers financial status which deteriorated during the Gilded Age. They demanded 

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