Populist Revolt Discussion

Instructions:

Read the following Discussion question carefully, then submit an original answer.  Your answer should be at least a few sentences to a paragraph in length.  There is no “right” or “wrong” answer, but your opinion should be well-reasoned and based on fact.  (no references needed) this is just an opinion…

Although the Populist Party itself was short-lived, several Populist initiatives were eventually adopted by the federal government.  Do you think Populism as a movement and a philosophy was a success or a failure?  In what ways?