The Populist Revolt

People's Party

     -"Degenerating into European Conditions"

Labor Theory of Value
     -Producers v. Exploiters

Democratic and Republican Parties
     -Special Interests
     -Financial Interests

Southern Farmers' Alliance

Populist Convention of 1892
     -Blue-Gray Ticket
          -Gen. James B. Weaver (Iowa)
          -Gen. James G. Field (Va.) 

Omaha Platform of 1892
     -Transportation (RRs)
     -Money (Gold, Silver, Greenbacks)

Electoral Strategy
    -West and South
    -Farmers and Laborers
    -Blacks and Whites

Grover Cleveland
    -Panic of 1893
    -Sherman Silver Purchase, 1890-1893

Election of 1894

Election of 1896
    -William Jennings Bryan
         -Arthur M. Sewall (DP)
         -Thomas E. Watson (PP)

Demise of the People's Party
    -Fusionists v. Middle-of-the-Roaders
    -Spanish-American War



Cartoon Presentation





     Election of 1892








  Wheat & Cotton Prices


      Election of 1896