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McKinley, Bryan, and the People

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bryan, William Jennings, -- 1860-1925,
  • Mckinley, William, 1843-1901,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1896

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCritical periods of history
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardback
    Pagination222 p. ; 21 cm. --
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22084662M
    LC Control Number64011853

    West, Henry L. Bryan's main campaign idea was that the gold standard would ruin America's economy. McKinley diversified farmers of the Midwest and East opposed it as well, but the cotton farmers in the South and the wheat farmers in the West were enthusiastic for free silver. But the movement to memorialize McKinley carried on. He took the lead on the fourth ballot, and finally won the nomination on the fifth. But they chose a different candidate for vice president.

    He called for reform Bryan the monetary system, an end to the gold standard, and promised government relief efforts for farmers and others hurt by the economic depression. Rushed to a Buffalo hospital, McKinley initially received a hopeful prognosis, but gangrene set in around his wounds and he died eight days later. The order was expected to hold a ballot every four years to determine what cause and candidate it would support, however the order appeared to become defunct after Some Democrats agreed with Cleveland's support of the gold standard.

    Although not a landslide shift comparable to election swings Bryan the twentieth century, McKinley's victory ended the pattern of close popular margins that had characterized elections since the Civil War. William McKinley and His America. The result was the Dingley Tariff Act sponsored by the Maine congressman Nelson Dingleythe highest protective tariff in American history. After the U.


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McKinley, Bryan, and the People by Paul W. Glad Download PDF Ebook

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book. The order became defunct after They called themselves National Democrats.

As secretary, Bryan promoted conciliation, or cooling-off, treaties, and the People book which the parties agreed that, if they could not resolve a dispute, they would wait a year McKinley going to war and would seek outside fact-finding.

Williams argues, though, that it was never much of a contest, with McKinley easily sewing up the nomination and the People book before the party's convention.

Ever since the election ofAmerican presidential contests had, on some level, been a referendum on whether the country should be governed by agrarian interests rural indebted farmers--the countryside--"main street" or industrial interests business--the city--"wall street".

The objective of the free silver movement was that the mints should accept and process silver bullion according to the same principle, notwithstanding the fact that the market value of the silver in circulating coins of the United States was substantially less than face value.

At the same time, McKinley made it a point to continue the modernization of the U. Congressman Bland led on the first three ballots, but could not garner the requisite two-thirds majority. Yet these victories soon proved to be pyrrhic.

The Republican platform endorsed protective tariffs and the gold standard while leaving open the door to an international agreement on bimetallism. McKinley—a Civil War veteran who had seen the horrors of combat—tried to find diplomatic solutions to the Cuban rebellion.

Together with a Life Sketch of Theodore Roosevelt. McKinley, William.

American History: McKinley and the Gold Standard Win in 1896

What are Bryan facts? Louis, Missouri. Bryan explained that he had to travel, because the Democratic Party did not have enough money to campaign in other ways. But they did not win many votes in the election.

He had been a and the People book at Republican Conventions sincewhen the nominee—and eventual winner—was fellow Ohioan James Garfield. Speech of Hon. And the People book investors withdrew their money from America.

Less a nominal seigniorage to cover processing costs, the coins would then be paid to the depositor; this was free coinage of gold by definition. Although some delegates from the West and the South intended to vote for him, a pre-convention poll just two days before the convention's opening ranked him last among seven candidates.

However, the U. The obligation of the order was said to be "most emphatic and binding" and lawyers and bankers were barred from membership. Inwhen the new Populist party disrupted Nebraska politics, Bryan won election to Congress; he was reelected in As Williams points out, both men's campaigns presaged the presidential contests of the century to come: Bryan's for his systematic touring of the country to win over voters, McKinley's for the move away from the "military" style of campaigning that prevailed after the Civil War in favor of one that marketed the candidate and his issues to voters.

McKinley had a friendly demeanor, was a devout Methodist, and was motivated by a strong and sincere sense of morality. It should be noted in all this that McKinley himself—who never visited Alaska—had nothing to do with the naming.

On the day of his funeral ina group of his friends and well-wishers met to establish a memorial in his honor, atop a hill overlooking Canton.

MCKINLEY, William, Jr.

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