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Author Buck Solon Justus. Categories: Nonfiction.
by Solon Justus Buck. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13: 9781446094587. Release Date: October 2011. Publisher: Read Books.
The agrarian crusade. Chapter I. the inception of the grange. The leaven of radicalism.
Solon Justus Buck (August 16, 1884 – May 25, 1962) was the Second Archivist of the United States. His academic career, never straying very far from his interest in the history of agricultural communities, started with a brief appointment to Indiana University followed by two years at the University of Illinois, which he left for the University of Minnesota in 1914, becoming also superintendent of the Minnesota State Historical Society.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker. The Agrarian Crusade; a chronicle of the farmer in politics. When President Johnson authorized the Commissioner of Agriculture, in 1866, to send a clerk in his bureau on a trip through the Southern States to procure "statistical and other information from those States," he could scarcely have foreseen that this trip would lead to a movement among the farmers, which, in varying forms, would affect the political and economic life of the nation.
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Agrarian Crusade, by Solon J. Buck. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. almost no restrictions whatsoever. This book is an attempt to sketch the course and to reproduce the spirit of that crusade from its inception with the Granger movement, through the Greenback and populist phases, to a climax in the battle for free silver. In the preparation of the chapters dealing with Populism I received invaluable assistance from my colleague, Professor Lester B. Shippee of the University of Minnesota; and I am indebted to my wife for aid at every stage of the work, especially in the revision of the manuscript. A Chronicle of the Farmer in Politics. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. ally aware of the difficulties of farm life in the period immediately following the Civil War. Looking at the Southern farmers not as a hostile Northerner would but as a fellow agriculturist, he was struck with the distressing conditions which prevailed.