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Unformatted text preview: William Jennings Bryan of NE, famous cross of gold speech, making his cause for silver, inflation (thus basically a Populist Platform) McKinley won 271 to 176 and had over 500,000 more popular votethe populists will fade away after this election and the improving of the economy. This was a turning point to a new era with big business, big cities, middle-class values, and financial conservatism winning the day....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.
- Spring '11