The populist party which
was political party that benefited farmers with their financial problems in the
Gilded Age Most of they were for farmers who faced many problems in the Gilded
Age. Many crops dropped because due to the over production by farmers. Bankers
have given high interest rates to farmers because of their loans. Also
Railroads, have debited farmers for their crops to be shipped around the
country. The populist party started a platform to benefit famers financial status
which deteriorated during the Gilded Age. They demanded a gradual income tax
which charges offers the farmers lower taxes because of the low incomes. This
will aid with their complications’ by saving money from the high taxes.