By Robert W. Cherny
thrice the Democratic Party’s nominee for president (1896, 1900, and 1908) and secretary of kingdom below Woodrow Wilson, William Jennings Bryan voiced the troubles of many american citizens skipped over of the post–Civil struggle fiscal growth.
In A Righteous reason: The lifetime of Williams Jennings Bryan, Robert W. Cherny provides Bryan’s key function within the Democratic Party’s transformation from the conservatism of Grover Cleveland to the progressivism of Woodrow Wilson. Cherny attracts on Bryan’s writings and correspondence to track his significant political crusades for a brand new forex coverage, prohibition, and women’s suffrage, and opposed to colonialism, monopolies, America’s access into international conflict I, and the educating of evolution within the public schools.
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A Righteous Cause: The Life of William Jennings Bryan by Robert W. Cherny