Wizard of Oz By:Mandi
She was the American hard-working citizens who were attracted to radical politics because they realized things had gone terribly wrong and that something needed to change.
He often portrayed as illiterate and brain-dead by elite policymakers who feared their radical activism and support for Populist-style reforms.
"The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isoceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side. Oh, joy! Rapture! I've got a brain!"
He was the American industrial worker, who had been exploited and treated like just another piece of machinery by rich and powerful employers.
The Cowardly Lion was William Jennings Bryan, the Populist and Democratic candidate for president in 1896 and 1900, who was nicknamed “The Lion” for his fiery rhetoric and called a coward by many for his refusal to support America’s decision to go to war with Spain in 1898.
Dorothy’s Silver Slippers was a representation of silver. Just as many believed the silver slippers that Dorothy had acquired after accidentally killing the Wicked Witch of the East had magical powers, many farmers, laborers, and small businessmen believed that expanding the money supply by putting more silver in circulation would stop the boom-or-bust business cycles that plagued the economy during that time.
Yellow Brick Road
The Yellow Brick Road is the gold standard. Monetary policy was a huge political issue at the time, with big businessmen generally supporting tight money and the gold standard while reformers favored an enlargement of the money supply through the coinage of silver or the issuance of paper money.
They represent the people who gave other people troubles. The coils also be consider to be like government, people don't always agree and will go to any length for them to be on there side.
They represent poor tired mass of citizens in the United States, enslaved by powerful interests and clueless about what to do to change things.
We see this as the place where everything takes place, kinda like the White House or Court.
"There's no place like home."- Dorthy