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Mary Elizabeth"Ellen" Lease was a Populist Orator, she gave public speeches about the lack of respect that farmers had around te 1800s. Her most famous quote is that farmers should " rise less corn and more hell." SHe livedin Kansas and joined the People's (Populist) Party and was so powerful and emotional speaker.

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She was an American writer,lecturer and political activist who paraticed Populism. She also backed Teddy Roosevelt for President in 1912.

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