- Removing the Middle Man
September, 1868 ORLEANS, Louisiana commodities, Chicago Grain Corner
The late 19th century was a period of rating, standardization and putting a price on previously unvalued commodities. From people, crops, and even time a need for equality and standardization in the commodities market and in every day life was answered. Commodities markets began to crop up around the country and laws are put on books to both protect and hold farmers to higher standards. Prior to...