By: Samantha and Daniella
1880- National Farmer Alliance formed oafishly
1886- General Strike for the 8-Hour Day on May 1st AFL formed
1890- Sherman anti trust act
1891- Peoples Party formed in Cincinnati out of "alliance"
1892- First National convention of Peoples Party held in Omaha, Nebraska
1893- Great depression begens
1894- Pullman Strike broken by federal troops; ARU launches solidarity to strike
1896- Co-optation. Populist support Democratic presidential candidate William Jennings who ran "Cross of Gold"
1898- Gold discovery's in Yukon and Australia trump Populist issue of lack of specie/ it ended