William Jennings Bryan


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Noun1.William Jennings Bryan - United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)William Jennings Bryan - United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
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Goddard, William Jennings Bryan, Senator Alben Barkley, and Secretary of War, Harry Woodring.
politician, statesman and anti-war activist William Jennings Bryan wrote, "In war, science has proven itself an evil genius - it has made war more terrible than it ever was before."
The Last Orator for the Millhands: William Jennings Bryan Dorn, 1916-2005
It was also that year Giacomo Puccini's Tosca premiered in Rome and William McKinley was re-elected US president, besting William Jennings Bryan. Speaking of the US, the Philippine-American War continued to rage that year, and Filipinos defeated US soldiers at the battles of Pulang Lupa and Mabitac.
That worldview initially led to the formation of the Populist Party and the rise of William Jennings Bryan. The author traces how, in the face of America's embrace of imperialism in the later 1890s--particularly in the annexation of Hawaii, the Spanish-American War, and the occupation of and war in the Philippines--that unity became harder to maintain.
The statue, created by Philadelphia sculptor Zenos Frudakis, will sit opposite a statue of William Jennings Bryan, the creationist attorney who successfully prosecuted Scopes for illegally teaching evolution at Dayton High School in 1925.
Page told Grey, when handing him the document signed by Bryan, "I do not agree with it; let us consider how it should be answered." Michael Kazin wrote in A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan that Wilson told several friends he wished Bryan would just quit.
Frudakis remembers one of his character's lines still: "You was a worm once." To create a statue of Clarence Darrow to be placed on the courthouse lawn across from William Jennings Bryan was a way for Frudakis to complete the history.
Ohio governor William McKinley challenged the insurgent "boy orator" William Jennings Bryan. An eloquent populist, Bryan was nominated for president on the fifth ballot of the Democratic convention, largely on the basis of his famous " Cross of Gold" speech, in which he proposed an inflationary silver-based currency to ease debt and extend inexpensive credit, particularly for farmers.
Populist presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan electrified the 1896 Democratic National Convention with a speech in which he called for a new currency standard based on silver rather than gold.
There are superficial parallels, however, with the National Democrats (often called the Gold Democrats) of 1896, who could not abide the nomination of the Great Commoner, William Jennings Bryan. Advocates of sound money and classical liberalism--except when it came to busting the heads of strikers--they were, at their best, Grover Cleveland Democrats.
William Jennings Bryan didn't go around calling himself "The William." The Donald talks (strictly in this order) about himself, the idiocy of the American political elite, and the good qualities of the American people, who come in a distant third.

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