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Causes of New markets and monopolies in North America
Following the Civil War, government subsidies for transportation and communication systems opened new markets and monopolies.
Reasons for looking to overseas markets

In an effort to gain greater influence and control markets and natural resources in the Pacific, Asia, and Latin America.
Defense of Trusts

Business leaders and corporations defended their trusts and status through Social Darwinism.
Conspicuous Consumption

Some segments of Americans society enjoyed lives of conspicuous consumption as cities grew in size and number while others were living in poverty.
Effects of immigration on workforce

Lead to a more diverse workforce, lower wages, and an increase in child labor.
Labor v. Management

Battled for control over wages and working conditions.
New South

A change called by Southern leaders for a New South to replace agrarian sharecropping, and tenant farming systems.
Conservationists v. Corporate Entities

Contended with corporate interests about the extension of public control over natural resources, including land and water.
Methods of Farmers' adaptation to new markets

Creating local and regional organizations that sought to resist corporate control of agricultural markets.
Populist Party Platform

Called for political reform and a stronger governmental role in the American economic system.