The Election of 1896 was a turning point in American political history. The decade of the 1890’s was filled with crises, upheaval and unrest. Americans believed this election would be an especially significant one. Both candidates took different political positions on the monetary question (gold v silver) , the tariff and trade.
Pretend you are a voter in 1896 would you have voted for William Jennings Bryan or William McKinley? Become a fictitious voter in 1896. Make sure to tell us your occupation, ethnicity and where you live. Women could vote in Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho in 1896.
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