William Jennings Bryan Quote

If they dare to come out in the open field and defend the gold standard as a good thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the producing masses of this nation and the world, supported by the commercial interests, the laboring interests and the toilers everywhere, we will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them: You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.


Cross of Gold Speech (1896)

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If they dare to come out in the open field and defend the gold standard as a good thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the...

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If they dare to come out in the open field and defend the gold standard as a good thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the...

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If they dare to come out in the open field and defend the gold standard as a good thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the...

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If they dare to come out in the open field and defend the gold standard as a good thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the...