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William Jennings Bryan
ran for President in 1892 as a Populist and in 1896 as a Democrat, effectively ending the independence of the Populist party
pastor from Topeka who preached the Social Gospel; led numerous progressive programs in the city, W.W.J.D?
Little Blue Books
cheap paperbacks that allowed people from all different socioeconomic backgrounds to read the classics
amendment that changed the beginning and end of terms for federally elected officials; moved from Mar to Jan to allow new presidents/congressmen to start working earlier; 1933
Mary Elizabeth Lease
powerful Populist speaker who encouraged farmers to stand up against corporations
Socialist muckraker who published books on the negative aspects of American life; The Jungle
Populist speaker from KS who tried to combine Populism with Temperance & Women's Suffrage
the political movement of the working class (mostly farmers) against the privledged elite (corporations) during the 1890s; grassroots movement
the social reform movement of improving the quality of life of Americans during the early 1900s; election reform, labor reform, economic reform, education reform, health reform, etc.
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