By Robert W. Cherny
3 times the Democratic Party’s nominee for president (1896, 1900, and 1908), and Secretary of nation below Woodrow Wilson, William Jennings Bryan voiced the troubles of many american citizens omitted of the post-Civil struggle monetary progress. during this e-book, Robert W. Cherny lines Bryan’s significant political crusades for a brand new foreign money coverage, prohibition, and women’s suffrage, and opposed to colonialism, monopolies, America’s access into international battle I, and the educating of evolution within the public faculties. Drawing on Bryan’s writings and correspondence, Cherny offers Bryan’s key position within the Democratic Party’s transformation from a proponent of minimum govt to an recommend of lively executive.
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Now, on his third wedding anniversary, the tall, black-haired lawyer stepped down from a train in Lincoln, Nebraska, the city he and Mary had chosen as their future home. Mary and the family remained in Illinois while Will came ahead to find a house and to begin a new law practice with Adolphus Talbot, a friend from law school. It must have seemed that Will brought very little with him to start a new life. He had his clothes and his law books, to be sure, but little more of a material nature. In his head and his heart, however, he carried a set of values, beliefs, attitudes, and expectations bred during his childhood and youth.
Lincoln and his party defined the federal Union as indissoluble. The resolution of these differences came only after four years of Civil War. Few families escaped the loss or injury of a son, cousin, or neighbor. Lincoln and the Republicans found little support in Salem. Early in 1860, the Salem Advocate condemned "the Black Republican sectional party," and that year Salemites voted sixty percent for Stephen Douglas, the Democratic candidate, and only twenty-seven percent for Lincoln. When war came, Silas Bryan did not volunteer as some prominent Salem political Page 15 figures did.
At the end of two years, when the class elected its valedictorian, Will missed the honor by a single vote. With Will's graduation from law school, the only thing delaying marriage was the need to establish a law practice. Even before graduation, he had begun to examine prospective sites. Mariah wanted him to take his father's place in the office now run by two of Will's cousins but Will and Mary chose Jacksonville. Both of them had enjoyed their years there and both still had friends there. Dr.
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