Essays Tagged: "William Jennings Bryan"

Symbolism in the Wizard of OZ

this "Gilded Age," The Democratic platform and the silver standard captivated Baum. Baum supported William Jennings Bryan, the Democratic candidate for President in 1896. Jennings Bryan, however, los ... ilver shoes and the silver standard, the tin woodsman and industrial workers, the cowardly lion and William Jennings Bryan, and the scarecrow and mid-western farmers. Even the title "Oz" represents th ...

(7 pages) 190 2 3.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Campaign Slogans of 1912 Taft,Roosevelt,Bryan.

n 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 ... Deal. During the same period, the Democratic convention nominated Woodrow Wilson, with the help of William Jennings Bryan, who belonged to the progressive wing. All candidates focused on the issues o ...

(4 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cause of ww1.

ry wealthy were interested in involving the American government in that war, and Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan was one who made note of this. "As Secretary [Bryan] had anticipated, the lar ... ot only fifty-two percent of the vote, and Harding got sixty-four percentHarding was a supporter of William Howard Taft, the President who opposed the bankers and their Federal Reserve Bill. After his ...

(13 pages) 215 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Brief Analysis of industrial work, politics, law, and foreign relations from the Civil War to World War I.

ment" (24). A main goal of Populism was to implement the free coinage of silver (LN 9/23). In 1896, William Jennings Bryan, the Democratic nominee, wooed Populists with his pietistic personality. The ...

(7 pages) 128 1 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Presidents of the United states of america

WILLIAM MCKINLEYWilliam McKinley, Republican and 25th President of the U.S. was the son of an Ohio i ... resentatives from 1877-83 and become governor of Ohio.In 1896 he won the presidential election from William Jennings Bryan over a gold standard issue.Though he was conservative in business matters, he ... epublican party for vice president in 1900, he became the nation's 26th and youngest President when William McKinley was assasinated in 1901.As president he fought corruption of politics and big busin ...

(7 pages) 171 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Destiny for Macbeth?

hance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waitedfor, it is a thing to be achieved." (William Jennings Bryan) Are we in control of our own destiny,our own fate, or are our lives really a ...

(3 pages) 40 1 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Title:Cross of Gold, Essay topic question: What were some argments put foward by the populist party in the 19th century?

proving critical to where the votes will fall in this year's (1896) campaign. On one side, there is William Jennings Bryan who believes that the free coinage of silver is decisive if all the people of ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This book report on "The modern Temper: The American Culture and Society in the 1920s" by Lynn Dumenil summarizes the content of the book and praises Dumenil on her unique insight of this period.

ism, and urbanization. These forces, which came in the form of the Industrial Workers of the World, William Jennings Bryan, and many others who attempted to retain the Victorian way of life also playe ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William McKenley Paper.

William McKinley (1846-1901) was the 25th president of the United States. During McKinley's administ ... were overshadowed by the Spanish-American War of 1898. As governor, congressman and later president William McKinley a man of compromise held rose to symbolize the spirit of his age.Born on January 29 ... spirit of his age.Born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio William McKinley was the seventh child of William and Nancy McKinley. He temporarily attended Allegheny College, and later though in a country ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

DBQ Exercise: Scopes Monkey Trial

. He was arrested and tried by two of the most famous names in law at the time, Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan. Bryan would prosecute and Darrow in association with the ACLU would defend. ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Scopes Trial - What Really Happened?

small town in Rhea County, Tennessee during the summer of 1925. The trial is best known for pitting William Jennings Bryan, a popular evangelist, against a legendary defense attorney Clarence Darrow. ... in history. There were over 200 news media representatives and Dr. Cornelius reported that Michael Williams of The Commonweal suggested that, "There is a bigger representation of writers, telegrapher ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Wilson's Policy

dent and our eighteenth overall, Wilson did break the Republican dominance of the White House after William Jennings Bryan was unsuccessful three different times. New Freedom to Thomas Woodrow Wilson ... tives and force the house to pass Wilson's plan. Wilson was well surrounded by capable leaders with William Jennings Bryan as his secretary of state and William G. McAdoo. Wilson had long felt that hi ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

American Farmer Movement: Populism

of 1892 but in 1896 Democrats and Populists decided to join forces to defeat the Republican Party. William Jennings Bryan was elected as their candidate. Bryan a man from Nebraska who shared the comm ... line, "you shall not crucify mankind on a cross of gold". His speech was simply a sensation (634). William Jennings Bryan also know as the "Great Commoner" may not have won the presidency in three di ...

(2 pages) 26 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

William Jennings Bryan's Childhood

William Jennings Bryan had a very involved childhood. His father went out of his way to make sure th ... learning how to work with one's hands, he allowed his son to take part in more than just farm work. William attended Sunday school twice every Sunday at two different churches, allowing him to be well ... owing him to be well rounded spiritually. The same goes for his participation in the local Y.M.C.A. William was also allowed to help with his father's political career. This allowed him to learn how t ...

(2 pages) 446 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Difference Between Inherit The Wind (book) And The Real Scopes Trial

out was that the names of the characters were different. In real life the prosecutors attorney was William Jennings Bryan was played by Matthew Harrison Brady in the book. The defendants attorney, Ch ... erence. There is another interesting difference between the book and real life. In real life William Jennings Bryan did die. He died five days after the trial in bad because of diabetes. In the ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Wizard of Oz: A Political Allegory of Populism

the title; The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Right before Baum had written this, McKinley had just beaten William Jennings Bryan in the election of 1896. Baum, who had voted for the populist candidate Jenni ...

(4 pages) 47 2 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Wizard Of Oz

ominated James B. Weaver of their own presidential candidate, but Weaver lost the election of 1892. William Jennings Bryan was the Democratic presidential candidate in the election of 1892 and William ... puting characteristic roles.The lion stands for the presidential candidate in the election of 1892, William Jennings Bryan. The lion has no courage but he still thinks that he is the king of the fores ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Why Should We Help?

e. Even after these ships sunk ships on which American citizens were travelling, secretary of state William Jennings Bryan still favoured neutrality.On May 7th, 1915 German submarines attacked the Lus ...

(2 pages) 341 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Clarence Darrow: A True American Rebel The topic was to chose a person from the US who struck you as a true rebel in some way

panzees performed in a sideshow on Main Street, members of the Anti-Evolution League sold copies of William Jennings Bryan's (the prosecutor) book, Hell and the High School, while in the surrounding h ... ld, Darrow would do it, no matter how much it hurt himself. He even refused a political career when William Jennings Bryan asked for help in his 1908 campaign for presidency. Justice was more importan ...

(4 pages) 580 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Election of 1912 I was required to imagine voting in the election of 1912 and tell the story of how I chose my candidate.

ed States presidential election of 1912 was contested between four candidates; Incumbent Republican William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson a democrat, former President Theodore Roosevelt running for the ... -established tradition that Presidents were to leave office after two terms. He instead hand-picked William Howard Taft to succeed him and Taft eventually won the election of 1908. During Taft's presi ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History