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The triumph of William McKinley : why the election of 1896 still matters / Karl Rove.

Rove, Karl, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781476752976
  • ISBN: 1476752974
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 482 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-450) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Sense of duty -- Early beginnings -- Political apprenticeship -- Rise and fall -- Three steps closer, one step back -- Resurrection -- The Major's war plan -- Audacious first strike -- The people against the bosses -- Democrats fall apart -- Maneuvering -- The battles begin -- McKinley gains traction -- High stakes in Springfield -- Last-minute attacks before St. Louis -- Battle for an idea -- Credentials and currency fights -- GOP Convention -- Republicans' shaky start -- The silver edge -- The logic of the situation -- Cross of gold -- Change course or fail -- Three revolts -- The front-porch campaign -- Message for the workingman -- Closing arguments -- Coercion and farm prices -- McKinley's triumph.
Summary, etc.: Examines "President William McKinley, whose 1896 campaign ended a bitter period of political gridlock and reformed and modernized his party, thereby creating a governing majority that dominated American politics for the next thirty-six years"--Amazon.com.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Presidents > United States > Election > 1896.
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
United States > Politics and government > 1893-1897.
Genre: Biographies.
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