Editors. "US Populist party is organised at St. Louis". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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The US Populist party is established by an alliance of poor southern white farmers and their counterparts in the Plains state such as Kansas and Nebraska, as an anti-elitist party hostile to railroads, national banks and recent deflation in the value of agricultural goods.