William Jennings Bryan and the campaign of 1896. by George Frisbie Whicher

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  • Bryan, William Jennings, -- 1860-1925,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1896,
  • United States -- History -- 1865-1898

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SeriesProblems in American civilization; readings selected by the Dept. of American Studies, Amherst College, Heath new history series
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Paginationix, 109 p.
Number of Pages109
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Open LibraryOL23248511M

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