Distinguishing between the different Labor/Farmer reforms in the Gilded Age

What were the differences between the Farmer’s Alliance, the Grange, the Knights, the AFL, and the Populists?

Hi @bee.isaac

The Farmer’s alliance started out as an economic group and then morphed into the populists when they got into politics.
the Grange was like a fraternity that promoted family, community, and agriculture.
The Knights were a labor organization that functioned a lot like a secret society.
The AF of L was the only labor organization tolerated by the US government because they were nonviolent and didn’t get into politics.

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