Populist Party Movement

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The 1891 founded peoples party became an alternative party to the democratic party and the northern republican party due to its support for the growth of the working-class Americans. Most of its demands were to exchange the gold money standards to silver money standard which limited money supply for the working-class Americans. The movement also demanded the direct election of the senators and taxation according to income basis. William Jennings Brayan a former Democrat ran as a Populist leader in the 1896 which ended in a failure. The federal public demand election of 1896 was won by the Republican Ted Roosevelt which marked the commence of the Populist party. The populist party legacy gave the working class of the Americans the treatments
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