U.S History By:tim hodgden

it is believed that Dorothy represents American values or people
is a representation of industrial workers who often experienced being dehumanized
Scarecrow: represents western farmers. He complained about not having a brain but wound up as the most adept problem solver among the four travelers
In the late 1800s William Jennings Bryan, a politician, was a supporter of the free silver movement
is a representation of the gold standard, with the gold road leading to power.
politician William McKinley who defeated Williams Jennings Bryant during the time of the free silver silver movement
in political cartoons flying monkeys are used for poking fun at politicians. Another speculation is they represent Native Americans
a small dog that seems to go unnoticed, it is Toto who reveals what a fraud the Wizard is. It is thought that Toto also represents average Americans.
it is thought that the tornado represents the free silver movement
Emerald Palace and Emerald City: the Emerald Palace is believed to represent the White House and the Emerald City to represent Washington D.C.
The little people, the munchkins, are said to represent the common people or ordinary U.S. citizens. The Lollipop Guild is seen as representing child labor
Kansa because there's a lot of tornados down there

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