Presentation on theme: "Aka Christian Salera. Very Religious At age 12, I made a campaign speech for my father. Loved Politics and math Graduated as the Valedictorian."— Presentation transcript:
Very Religious At age 12, I made a campaign speech for my father. Loved Politics and math Graduated as the Valedictorian of Illinois College in 1881 Married Mary Elizabeth Baird Moved to Jacksonville and started a Law office. 1887, We moved to Nebraska.
-Congressman 1890,1892 -1896 “Cross of Gold” Speech Free Silver -Populist, Democratic, Silver Republican and National Silver POTUS Nominee in 1896,1900,1908
Became Secretary of State under President Wilson Negotiated 28 treaties that promised arbitration of disputes before war broke out between the signatory countries and the United States Resigned in June 1915
Editor in Chief of the Omaha World:- Herald Served briefly in the Spanish-American War. Was a Speaker on the Chautaugua circuit
I made one of the most effective speeches ever. I was true to myself The FOLLOWING I Contributed too. 1. graduated income tax(16th Amendment) 2. Direct Election of the U.S. Senate by the people not by electoral college 3. women's suffrage(19th Amendment) 4. Workmen's Compensation 5. minimum wage 6. eight-hour day