William Jennings Bryan 1860-1925
Bryan was a Democrat. He almost became president of the United
States. Three times.
On July 8, 1896, Bryan delivered his
Cross of Gold speech
Democratic National Convention in Chicago, IL.
The speech hit the spot and the
Democrats made 36 year old Bryan their presidential candidate.
On July 4, 1906, Bryan visited the
American Society in London and delivered his
The White Man's Burden speech.