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Q: Why were speakers like Bryan and Lease popular with farmers in the 1890s?
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Eloquent young congressman from nebraska who became the most prominent advocate of free silver in the early 1890s?

William Jennings Bryan


Which group of people most likely supported William Jennings Bryan during his 1896 presidential campaign?

farmers, or silver democrats Bryan was famous for his "Cross Of Gold" speech, which advocated the coinage of silver, which would be beneficial to farmers and the like.


How many popular votes did William Jennings Bryan get in 1896?

Bryan received 6,502,925 (46.7%) popular votes n 1896.


When did chris Bryan die?

Chris Bryan, brother of Luke Bryan, the popular country singer, died in 1996 from a car accident.


McKinley defeated Bryan in 1896 primarily because he was able to win the support of?

The Farmers


Why did William jennings Bryan compare the gold standard to a cross?

farmers suffered because of gold


How popular is the name Bryan?

Alot!!!alot!!!alot!!!


Why did William jennings Bryan oppose switching to the gold standard?

thought it made farmers pooper . apex :)


What factions did Bryan and the populist see as opposing in the presidential election of 1896?

the chief issue was Bryan's proposal for unlimited coinage of silver. he thought would help the farmers and industrial workers.


What has made Bryan Ferry popular?

Bryan Ferry started off as a member of Roxy Music band which was pretty successful. And then he left the band for a solo career and became even more popular.


Which state gave the democractic candidate (Bryan) the smallest number of people votes?

William Taft won the 1908 presidential election defeating William J. Bryan. In the 1908 presidential election William Taft received 321 electoral votes and William Bryan received 162 electoral votes. The popular vote totals were Taft 7,676,258 and Bryan 6,406,801. Bryan received only 11,496 popular votes in Vermont. That was only 21.8% of the popular vote in Vermont.


What factions did Bryan and the populists see as opposing forces presidential election of 1896?

the chief issue was Bryan's proposal for unlimited coinage of silver. he thought would help the farmers and industrial workers.