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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She graduated from high school in 1944 and went on to attend William Jennings Bryan College in Dayton, TN and Wheaton College before entering nursing school at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL.
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.
As we shall see, while Wilson had been moving the country toward war for more than two years, making the campaign slogan highly duplicitous, the man who had been his secretary of state, William Jennings Bryan, made heroic efforts to keep us out of the European conflict.
William Jennings Bryan insisted the Bible story of creation was the only story to be taught to school children in their study of the natural world.
The book describes the origins and techniques of MenckenAEs negative portrayals of William Jennings Bryan, a participant in the Scopes TrialAEs debates on the ideas of evolution versus Christianity.
Musser, a Yale professor of film and media studies, recounts four consecutive presidential elections--Benjamin Harrison versus Grover Cleveland in 1888 and 1892, and William McKinley versus William Jennings Bryan in 1896 and 1900--over a period spanning the Gilded Age, the Panic of 1893 (and the ensuing depression), the Spanish-American War, and the beginning of the Progressive Era.
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.
He traces populism to Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, rightly focusing on William Jennings Bryan, throwing Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson into the mix, and, moving forward, mentions Bill Clinton.
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.
William Jennings Bryan didn't go around calling himself "The William.
Nearer in time was William Jennings Bryan, a fiery populist from Nebraska and leader of the campaign for "free silver.
Although Taylor identifies a "Jeffersonian revival" from 1896 to 1912, built around the Populist movement and William Jennings Bryan in the Democratic Party, and Robert La Follette in the GOP, it was short-lived.

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