William Jennings Bryan

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Market Watch
Secrets of the Dow Jones Industrialsfirst average price, the Dow sank 30% to 28.48 by August 1896 because the heate
Secrets of the Dow Jones Industrials
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
first average price, the Dow sank 30% to 28.48 by August 1896 because the heated presidential race (William McKinley vs. William Jennings Bryan) made investors nervous. That was the Dow’s lowest close. 7. The Depression was so bad, the Dow... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
100 years ago, C-U prepared for warat the UI's commencement ceremonies in June, urging preparedness and criticizin
100 years ago, C-U prepared for war
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
at the UI's commencement ceremonies in June, urging preparedness and criticizing those who argued for peace, including William Jennings Bryan who a week earlier had resigned as Wilson's secretary of state. "I am a pacifist but not one with the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
When evolution was put on trial: 'Inherit the Wind' actor draws parallel to modern day anti-gay legislationMonkey Trial that detailed a Tennessee science teacher's conviction for teachin
When evolution was put on trial: 'Inherit the Wind' actor draws parallel to modern day anti-gay legislation
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Monkey Trial that detailed a Tennessee science teacher's conviction for teaching evolution to his senior high class. William Jennings Bryan prosecuted the teacher with Clarence Darrow acting as his defence. Because they took dramatic... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Do Campaigns Use Surrogates?on his behalf while he remained at home in Ohio, greeting well-wishers from his
Why Do Campaigns Use Surrogates?
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
on his behalf while he remained at home in Ohio, greeting well-wishers from his front porch. His Democratic opponent was William Jennings Bryan, a young and fiery prairie populist who crisscrossed the nation, often delivering five or six speeches... Read more
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The Huffington Post
What You Don’t Know About The History Of The Democratic National Convention(He won re-election anyway.) The convention lasted just six hours, though that
What You Don’t Know About The History Of The Democratic National Convention
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
(He won re-election anyway.) The convention lasted just six hours, though that was spread over two days. 1896 (Chicago):William Jennings Bryan of Nebraska roused the crowd, delivering a ferocious attack on the gold standard that is remembered as... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
100 years ago: State considers highway speed limit; a frost kills the veggies; and too busy for ‘Humfined $2 in City Court. In Boulder, the State Democratic Convention ended in a
100 years ago: State considers highway speed limit; a frost kills the veggies; and too busy for ‘Hum
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
fined $2 in City Court. In Boulder, the State Democratic Convention ended in a near riot when one man urged they support William Jennings Bryan for president. When he was suggested as a candidate, the crowd erupted in cat-calls, hisses and shouts... Read more
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USA Today
Road Trip USA: A walk on the wild side in Asheville, N.C.tightly around the curvature of the building. The result is grand, and distinct
Road Trip USA: A walk on the wild side in Asheville, N.C.
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
tightly around the curvature of the building. The result is grand, and distinctly Smurf-like. When the “Great Commoner” William Jennings Bryan, then Secretary of State, gave the opening address in July 1913, he called the hotel “built for the... Read more
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Japan Today
Trump's brand of populism: Is he the next Andrew Jackson? Or the next Groucho Marx? ‹ Japan Todayelse again. Of course, there have been populists who claim to be tribunes for t
Trump's brand of populism: Is he the next Andrew Jackson? Or the next Groucho Marx? ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 14 days ago
else again. Of course, there have been populists who claim to be tribunes for the wider public. Most notable, perhaps, William Jennings Bryan, the three-time Democratic presidential nominee (in 1896, 1900 and 1908). And, not incidentally, a... Read more
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Reuters
Is Donald Trump the next Andrew Jackson? Or the next Groucho Marx?else again. Of course, there have been populists who claim to be tribunes for t
Is Donald Trump the next Andrew Jackson? Or the next Groucho Marx?
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
else again. Of course, there have been populists who claim to be tribunes for the wider public. Most notable, perhaps, William Jennings Bryan, the three-time Democratic presidential nominee (in 1896, 1900 and 1908). And, not incidentally, a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The American Broedertwis: Trump vs the Establishment and Nearly Everybodythe Democrats, as urban voters increasingly supplanted the rural western and so
The American Broedertwis: Trump vs the Establishment and Nearly Everybody
Daily Maverick / Posted 16 days ago
the Democrats, as urban voters increasingly supplanted the rural western and southern populism of its three-time candidate, William Jennings Bryan. Meanwhile, Roosevelt’s handpicked successor, his vice president, William Howard Taft, became his... Read more
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Farming Life
Farming awards 2016 launchedwe are very aware of the importance of taking a longer term view of farming – a
Farming awards 2016 launched
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
we are very aware of the importance of taking a longer term view of farming – as we have done for many years. “It was William Jennings Bryan who once said: ‘Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if... Read more
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Breitbart
Exclusive: NeverTrump’s New Goal – Keep the GOP Conservative, or No President Trumpgaining significant political strength, mainly sapping votes from the Democrats
Exclusive: NeverTrump’s New Goal – Keep the GOP Conservative, or No President Trump
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
gaining significant political strength, mainly sapping votes from the Democrats. So the Democratic Party nominated populist William Jennings Bryan, who moved the party to the left. Gov. William McKinley of Ohio sensed an opening, and the Republican... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Despite his bluster, voters are drawn to Trump’s messagewho do not act in the national interest. Trump is on track to be the first pop
Despite his bluster, voters are drawn to Trump’s message
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
who do not act in the national interest. Trump is on track to be the first populist nominee of a major party since William Jennings Bryan. Though Bryan remains the only Democrat to lose three elections, he transformed the party and many of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
US 2016: Indiana primary seals fate of Cruz, Kasich, Republican Party – and maybe the countryhave derived from a combination of appeals not made to American voters for many
US 2016: Indiana primary seals fate of Cruz, Kasich, Republican Party – and maybe the country
Daily Maverick / Posted 22 days ago
have derived from a combination of appeals not made to American voters for many years – perhaps not since the populism of William Jennings Bryan in the late 19th century and early 20th. Many potential supporters warmed to his message as an... Read more
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Breitbart
Pat Caddell on Trump Victory: Voters Led a ‘Hostile Takeover’ of GOPto a “hostile takeover” — but by the voters, not by Donald Trump. Caddell comp
Pat Caddell on Trump Victory: Voters Led a ‘Hostile Takeover’ of GOP
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
to a “hostile takeover” — but by the voters, not by Donald Trump. Caddell compared it to the populist candidacy of William Jennings Bryan, which remade the Democrat Party at the close of the 19th century. “Donald Trump has done this... Read more
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Breitbart
Pat Caddell: Trump’s Presumptive Nomination The ‘Most Stunning Takeover of a Political Party Since William Jennings Bryan’Stephen K. Bannon that Donald Trump’s major victory in Indiana is “the most stu
Pat Caddell: Trump’s Presumptive Nomination The ‘Most Stunning Takeover of a Political Party Since William Jennings Bryan’
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
Stephen K. Bannon that Donald Trump’s major victory in Indiana is “the most stunning takeover of a political party since William Jennings Bryan” and his transformation of the Democratic Party. “A driving populist force over the issue of gold and... Read more
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Breitbart
Pat Caddell: ‘We’re in the Middle of a Maelstrom’ of Popular Revolt ‘from Left to Right’ Against Corrupt Ruling Class“there’s gonna be more fireworks in the Democratic Party.” “This is the most s
Pat Caddell: ‘We’re in the Middle of a Maelstrom’ of Popular Revolt ‘from Left to Right’ Against Corrupt Ruling Class
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
“there’s gonna be more fireworks in the Democratic Party.” “This is the most stunning takeover of a political party since William Jennings Bryan took over the Democratic party in 1896,” Caddell said of Donald Trump’s victory in the Republican... Read more
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FOX News
Trump takes GOP, can he take the general?“America first” populist progressivism of Trump have taken the party into its t
Trump takes GOP, can he take the general?
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
“America first” populist progressivism of Trump have taken the party into its thrall for a generation? Is this the GOP’s William Jennings Bryan moment? The next 27 weeks and a thoroughly pureed electorate will tell the tale. But the next few... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Student Honors And Award Recipients At Bryan CollegeMrs. Arnold was a founder of the college, a loyal supporter for many years, and
Student Honors And Award Recipients At Bryan College
The Chattanoogan / Posted 23 days ago
Mrs. Arnold was a founder of the college, a loyal supporter for many years, and served as a trustee. Martha Lynn Heiser, William Jennings Bryan Philological Award – This award is given to a graduating English major who has in a special way... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
1895 murders - was Mission District church cursed?trial was mobbed, with large numbers of society ladies in regular attendance. E
1895 murders - was Mission District church cursed?
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
trial was mobbed, with large numbers of society ladies in regular attendance. Even populist presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan showed up one day. For many, the case became an obsession. An Oakland man said his wife demanded that... Read more
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Slate
Donald Trump Will Be the Republican Nominee for President. Don’t Ever Get Used to It.of American politics is riddled with men who climbed far beyond their abilities
Donald Trump Will Be the Republican Nominee for President. Don’t Ever Get Used to It.
Slate / Posted 29 days ago
of American politics is riddled with men who climbed far beyond their abilities. Nor is it that he’s an outsider—so were William Jennings Bryan and Ross Perot. It’s not even that he’s racist or nativist or violent in his rhetoric. So were... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Thrilling Mind of Wallace Stevensgraduation, in 1900, he moved to New York and wrote for newspapers. For one, he
The Thrilling Mind of Wallace Stevens
The New Yorker / Posted a month ago
graduation, in 1900, he moved to New York and wrote for newspapers. For one, he covered the second Presidential campaign of William Jennings Bryan, whom he hopped home to Reading to vote for. In his third book, “Owl’s Clover,” issued by a leftist... Read more
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Fortune
What a Contested Convention Would Mean for Bernie Sandersthe examples of Richard Bland and Robert Pattison at the 1896 Democratic conven
What a Contested Convention Would Mean for Bernie Sanders
Fortune / Posted a month ago
the examples of Richard Bland and Robert Pattison at the 1896 Democratic convention. Although it was the populist Senator William Jennings Bryan who was nominated on the convention’s fifth ballot, the anti-imperialist Bland and the anti-corporate... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Chautauqua to offer five-day children's camp6 p.m. each night. The character of President Woodrow Wilson will be the moder
Chautauqua to offer five-day children's camp
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
6 p.m. each night. The character of President Woodrow Wilson will be the moderator. Characters will be portrayed such as William Jennings Bryan, W.E.B Dubois and writer Edith Wharton. Wharton filed magazine articles about World War I from... Read more

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