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Populism & Free Silver meet….
Fantastic fairytale Populist parable?
Tinman Factory Workers
Cowardly Lion William Jennings Bryan Before I became the prosecutor in the Scopes Trial
The Wizard of Oz Just a scam artist (represented previous bad presidents) who fooled people into seeing a green city (Washington D.C.) at the end of the yellow road
The Wicked Witch of the East Represented rich senators, bankers, and industrialists who abused and overworked workers (munchkins)
Senator Marcus Hanna who fooled people into seeing greenback $ at the end of the “gold standard” road.
The Yellow Brick Road Gold Standard
The happy ending for a Populist Parable? The Scarecrow/Farmers find their brains
The Tin Woodman/Factory Workers find their strength.
The Cowardly Lion/William Jennings Bryan finds his courage and speaks out.
And Dorothy’s magic SILVER slippers (“not ruby!”)
whisk her away from the green fantasy city of Oz to the real world of Kansas.
A happy ending for the Populist fairy tale… but not what really happened. Populism and Free Silver lost out to the bankers and the gold standard
Populism and The Wizard of Oz
Represents the “Common Man”
The Wizard of Oz: A Parable for Populism
A Parable of the Populist Era
Unit 5 The Progressive Era. Toto the Dog: He brings happiness to Dorothy, he is the one who exposes the Wizard at the end of the movie. The Wizard of.
The Wizard of Oz A Populist Allegory?
Unit 5 The Progressive Era
Dorothy Represents the Populist Party going to Washington *wants to ask for reform (silver shoes)
Progressivism. Roots of the Progressives Greenback Labor Party- anti-monopoly, pro- paper currency, pro union Greenback Labor Party- anti-monopoly, pro-
Populism “What you farmers need to do is raise less corn and more Hell!” -Mary Elizabeth Lease (1890) Populist Organizer.
What you will learn: Who formed the Populist Party? What did the Populists want? Were they successful? The Populists.
The Wizard of Oz A Parable of the Populist Era. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Book was written in 1900 when the Populist movement was a.
Populism and the Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum’s Novel Used as Political Allegory for the Populist and Silver Movement.
Unit 5 The Progressive Era. The Wizard of Oz and The Progressive Era.
Bell ringer What were (are) some struggles that immigrants experience when first arrive to their new country?
The Wizard of Oz and Populism
Populism. Inflation: Supply Demand value $$ Deflation: Supply Demand value $$
Populism and the Wizard of OZ.. Farmer’s Complaint Tariffs: Tariffs: 1. Raised price on foreign farm machinery. 2.US tariffs on foreign manufactured goods.
I Love the Wizard of Oz Jessie From tarheelreader.org.
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