What were the goals of the Grange? to increase crop profits for farmers to help raise cattle to create more jobs to financially assist the Government to create rights for women
The formal name for the organization was the Patrons of Husbandry, which Oliver Kelley founded in 1867. The movement began in Minnesota where Kelley lived; however, it quickly spread throughout the United States and to Illinois in 1868. One of the Grange's goals was to buy new farm machinery at bargain prices.