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William Jennings Bryan

I. William McKinley (1/29/1843 - 9/14/1901) II. Two Terms: 1897 – 1901 III. Garret Hobart (1897 - 1899); Theodore Roosevelt (1901) IV. Republican Party V. Major Events * William McKinley becomes President (1897) – Political a. McKinley ran against Democrat, William Jennings Bryan. McKinley received majority popular and electoral votes. b. William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. * Dingley Tariff (1897) – Domestic ...

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William Mckinley Jr,

A man named William McKinley Jr. was born on January 29, 1843, the seventh of nine children. His Father William McKinley Sr. managed the iron foundry in town. His mom Nancy Allison McKinley was a kind character. She was very religious and her neighbors remembered her for her services to charity. Soon McKinley's parents placed their kids in school. McKinley enjoyed being at his school. He learned Reading, Writing, and math in his one room wooden school house. At recess he would show his energy...

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William Taft

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT AND DOLLAR DIPLOMACY - Roosevelt's successor, William Taft (1909-1913), did not carry a big stick - Taft adopted a foreign policy that was mildly expansionist but depended more on investors' dollars than on the navy's battleships - Taft's policy of trying to promote U.S. trade by supporting American enterprises abroad was given the name dollar diplomacy DOLLAR DIPLOMACY IN EAST ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA - Taft believed that private American financial investment in China &...

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William Randolph Hearst

On April 29, 1863, William Randolph Hearst was born in San Francisco, California. He received the best education that his multimillionaire father and his sophisticated schoolteacher mother could buy—private tutors, private schools, grand tours of Europe, and Harvard College. Young Hearst's journalistic career began in 1887, two years after his Harvard expulsion. "I want the San Francisco Examiner, " he wrote to his father, who owned the newspaper and granted the request. When William's father...

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Chapter 11 Zinn

The Populist movement was popular because it looked to pressure the banks/economists with an agricultural movement. The Populist movement finds its peak in 1892-1896 and rapidly fades away. This party endorses William Jennings Bryan. - The Populist/Democratic party was defeated by William McKinley, who brought in the first massive use of money to win the election. He also used the idea of patriotism and, doing as promised with patriotism, he declared war on Spain in 1898, lasting until the turn of...

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William Mckinley

William McKinley Born on January 29, 1843, William McKinley would later in life grow up to be a very important factor and figure in America’s History. He was born in Niles, Ohio and grew up in Poland, Ohio where him and his family made their life. He was the seventh of eight kids living life like most young boys. He was raised by his father and mother, who instilled in him strong work ethics, respect, honesty, and courtesy and taught him to value prayer. One thing that McKinley valued highly...

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American agriculture through the change of technology, government policy and economic had show decline from period 1865-1900.

agricultural regions for Americans (Document I). One of the most heated debates was the decision between gold and silver standard. The Republican wanted to flood the economy and inflate with silver to support the farmers and miners out west. William Jennings Bryan argued that the country relied on farmers and that without them the country was doomed. He argued that the country should support the farmers because they provide for the nation. He made a ‘cross of gold’ speech that, if cities were burned...

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American History Study Guide Ch. 15-18

society” Frances Willard: President Election of 1896: Republicans met the silverite challenge insisting that gold was the only “honest” currency Republican nominee: William McKinley Sometimes called the first modern presidential campaign because of the amount of money spent Democrats and Populists supported: William Jennings Bryan McKinley was the winner Platt Amendment: Drafted by Senator Platt of Connecticut Authorized the US to intervene militarily whenever it saw fit; US also acquired...

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Scopes Trial

because he knew William Jennings Bryan and confessed that for many years he wanted to put him in his place as a bigot. Five other lawyers represented Scopes including Professor John R. Neal who was placed in charge of the case.  William Jennings Bryan was the main lawyer for the prosecution. Bryan considered one of America’s greatest orators was an extremely popular speaker. He served as a Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson and was a three-time presidential candidate. Bryan viewed his political...

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Campaign Slogans of 1912 Taft,Roosevelt,Bryan.

Presidential Election of 1912 The election of 1912 followed a "great victory" for Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1908) and a "drastic failure" for William Howard Taft (1908-1912), as seen through the eyes of the public. Both presidents represented the Republican Party, but before the elections of 1912 Roosevelt separated, along with his progressive Republicans and insurgents, and formed a new political party - The Progressive Party. Taft remained a Republican and his party mainly consisted of conservatives...

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