Who said You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold?
William Jennings Bryan, 3-time Democratic candidate for president, Secretary of State, and also one of the most brilliant speakers of our time. The speech itself was crying out against the gold standard, which had a negative effect upon the common people of his day.
He was the prosecutor at the Scopes Monkey Trial, arguing against evolution in schools.
It was said by William Jennings Bryan during the election of 1896. He was advocating for the U.S to move away from the "gold standard" and adopt silver to back up U.S currency along with gold. Basically for farmers interests of the Populist movement they wanted more money in circulation because they all used to get loans from the banks. But I believe it was more like: "I will not help mankind to be crucified…
The medals shall be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick. The medals for first and second places shall be of silver of at least 925-1000 grade; the medal for first place shall be gilded with at least 6g of pure gold.? Sort of, Only a little part of the gold medals are medal. The 2012 Had the most gold in a gold medal with about 5%.
All of the following characteristics describe William jennings Bryan in 1896 except that a he was an excellent orator. b he was an energetic and chaismatic campaigner. c he was very youthful.?
William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) was a Congressman from Nebraska, three-time presidential candidate (1896, 1900, and 1908), and later Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson. He was considered the finest orator of the time, with his famous Free Silver Party speech "You must not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold" his best known. However he died at age 65, certainly a non-youthful age.
Bryan is speaking in favor of abolishing the strict gold standard and coining silver to supplement the gold, thereby increasing the amount of money in circulation. He want to make this part of the Democratic platform and he is confident that the common people who stand to profit from the end of the gold standard will win their battle and implies that the Democratic party will win by supporting them.The related link offers the entire…