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16 December, 21:09

What issues dominated national politics in the 1870s and 1880s? money supply, urban slums, women's suffrage civil-service reform and working conditions civil-service reform and imperialism money supply, civil-service reform, the tariff?

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  1. 16 December, 21:54
    The 1870's and 1880s were the height of the Gilded Age. The major issues during this period were the money supply (gold or bimetallic standard), civil service reform (spoils system) and tariffs (designed to benefit American industrialists by placing high taxes on goods imported into country)
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