By Robert W. Cherny


thrice the Democratic Party’s nominee for president (1896, 1900, and 1908) and secretary of country lower than Woodrow Wilson, William Jennings Bryan voiced the worries of many american citizens passed over of the post–Civil conflict fiscal growth.

In A Righteous reason: The lifetime of Williams Jennings Bryan, Robert W. Cherny provides Bryan’s key position 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 warfare I, and the instructing of evolution within the public schools.

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