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DOROTHY Represents the “Common Man”
Toto Represents the small possessions the “common man” has.
Wicked Witch of the East Represents the eastern banking interests
Silver Slippers Changed to Ruby Slippers in the film. Represented “Free Silver” idea, that free coinage of silver will take us where we want to go.
Good Witch of the North Represents the Union, which won the Civil War
Munchkins Represent the “little people” of the U.S.
Yellow Brick Road Represents the “Gold Standard” which is the road to ruin.
Scarecrow Represented the farmers of America
Tin Man Represented the industrial workers of the Northeast
Cowardly Lion Represents William Jennings Bryan, who ran for President 6 times and got lesser men than himself elected but never became President himself.
Wicked Witch of the West Represented Nature
Water Killed the Wicked Witch of the West Represented what was needed to tame the west.
Flying Monkeys Represented the Indian tribes of the Great Plains
Emerald City Represented Washington, DC
The Wizard Represented all the Presidents of the United States, from Washington to McKinley
Oz Represented how gold was measured, by the ounce (oz)
Lions and Tigers and Political symbols, oh my! Unit 5.
I Love the Wizard of Oz Jessie From tarheelreader.org.
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. Background Information The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was not intended to be an innocent fairy tale. Author, Frank Baum, a.
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? Mr. Bach Hudson High School United States History.
THE WIZARD OF OZ by L. Frank Baum The Symbolism of Oz Characters and Images.
Unit 5 The Progressive Era. The Wizard of Oz and The Progressive Era.
The Wizard of Oz and Populism. Key Vocabulary We need to understand the following terms to understand what’s important We need to understand the following.
Populists. Populists 1.Who are they? – Populist movement starts with farmers – Organize together to change the system 2.Problems for Farmers – Crop prices.
Populism. Inflation: Supply Demand value $$ Deflation: Supply Demand value $$
The Rise & Fall of Populism. Populist Party Platform Formed in 1892 Lift the burden of debt from farmers (increase money supply both silver & gold coinage)
What you will learn: Who formed the Populist Party? What did the Populists want? Were they successful? The Populists.
Populism. 2 Populism: Political movement that tried to help out the nation’s struggling farmers.
Farmers and the Populist Movement Main Idea Farmers united to address their economic problems, giving rise to the Populist movement. Why it Matters Now.
The Wizard of Oz “A Populist Parable”. Late 1800’s period of rapid growth in westward expansion industrialization and the growth of big business immigration.
Populism & Free Silver meet…. Fantastic fairytale Populist parable?
11-2 Populism. What is Populism? Movement to increase farmers’ political power and work for legislation in their interest.
Progressivism. Roots of the Progressives Greenback Labor Party- anti-monopoly, pro- paper currency, pro union Greenback Labor Party- anti-monopoly, pro-
Plot Diagram Basic Situation Conflict Rising Actions Climax Resolution.
The Wizard of Oz. Language Preview – you do not need to take notes yet Preview – you do not need to take notes yet We need to understand the following.
Hayden, Kaden, Hayley, Lekseee THE WIZARD OF OZ AND POPULISM.
Dorothy Represents the Populist Party going to Washington *wants to ask for reform (silver shoes)
The Wizard of Oz: A Parable for Populism Based on the analysis by Henry M. Littlefield.
Farmers and Populism Ms. Eraqi.
Late 1800 ’ s period of rapid growth in westward expansion industrialization and the growth of big business immigration and the growth of urban centers.
THE WIZARD OF OZ AND POPULISM BAILEE AND ANDREA. POPULISM 1890’S Populism is described as being “ the movement or migration of the people” In the 1890’s,
THE WIZARD OF OZ: PARABLE OF POPULISM. THE RISE AND FALL OF POPULISM.
RISE OF POPULISM. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES After today’s lesson, students will be able to… Describe the main issues that led to the rise of the Populist Party.
What does Populism have to do with ?. The Land of Oz.
Is The Wizard of Oz a musical fantasy or a “parable on Populism”?
Populism & The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy This character represents the level-headed, determined, and resourceful average American who, despite being caught.
Political movement that tried to help the nation’s farmers rights and power against the elite.
Is The Wizard of Oz a musical fantasy or a “parable on Populism”? UNMASKING THE WIZARD OF OZ.
The Wizard of Oz – A Populist Allegory. Wizard of Oz Tornado/Cyclone Scene –http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA42WWfh1xQhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA42WWfh1xQ.
Major Concept 3: Gold Standard vs. Bimetallism Terms/People: William Jennings Bryan & Cross of Gold Speech.
Populism and the Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum’s Novel Used as Political Allegory for the Populist and Silver Movement.
Dorothy is a simple country girl who lives on an impoverished farm with her aunt and uncle. Dorothy represents America: honest and kindhearted. A second.
The Crime of ‘73. Coinage Act of 1873 Omitted the standard silver dollar from list of coins to be minted. Specie Resumption Act of 1875.
Populism Adapted from “What you farmers need to do is raise less corn and more Hell!” Mary Elizabeth.
Section 2 Populism Political movement founded in the 1890s representing mainly farmers, favoring free coinage of silver and government control of railroads.
Allegory is a literary device in which characters or events in a literary, visual, or musical art form represent or symbolize ideas and concepts.
IF YOU MISSED THIS CLASS, YOU NEED TO: 2. POPULISTS AND OZ.
Populism Mrs. Civitella A.P. United States History.
Gold standard meant that the gov’t would use gold as the basis for the country’s currency With the Coinage Act of 1873, the government would now only.
William McKinley William Jennings Bryan A Political Allegory The Cross of Gold speech was a speech delivered by William Jennings Bryan at the 1896 Democratic.
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