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Unformatted text preview: o Won all of the Populated States o First President since Grant to win over 50% of the Popular vote o Over 60% of Electoral votes • Stalemate Era Over Reasons for Bryan’s Loss • Farmer-Labor Interests o Movement didn’t happen in the northeast because it would just raise the price of goods without any profit for the urban laborers • Democrats in Office during Economical Crash o Republican Favored in McKinley vs. Bryan • Ethnocultural Factors o Bryan crusading against modernism and secularism Prototypical Piest/Preacher • Republican-ish o Republicans becoming pragmatic More focused on the economy o What did Bryan have going against him? Supporter of Prohibition • Offered grape juice other than wine in the White House o Scared of German Voters and Some Catholics Big Cities go Republican • 12 of 82 big cities vote Democratic o Most in the South which went unaffected...
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- Fall '08
- President of the United States, William Jennings Bryan, William Bryan, Populist World View