William Jennings Bryan And the CROSS OF GOLD

William Jennings Bryan was an American orator and politician from Nebraska, and a dominant force in the populist wing of the Democratic Party, standing three times as the Party's nominee for President of the United States.

William Jennings Bryans Cross Gold speech was about Americans and how they had been bitterly divided over the nation's monetary standard of gold that the United States had effectively been on since 1873. "you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold".

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