The Peoples Party National Convention
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N 43° 32.840 W 096° 44.124
14T E 682939 N 4824089
Quick Description: In 1900 the Peoples Party had its National Convention in a Tent nearby here to select its second Presidential Canidate.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2006 9:02:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMD23
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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Long Description:
The Populist party as it was also known, was primarily a political part of Westerners and Southernersit was born cut of the struggle to make a living from the land during a time of shrinking incomes and rising prices. Among its membership was farmers, small bussiness owners, laborers, advocates of the free coinage of silver, assorted radicals and a large number of women. In 1896 the Peoples Party had a major impact on American Politics, winning seats in Congress and many govenerships and Making a strong showing in the Presidential race.
Marker Name: The Peoples Party National Convention

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
The People's Party National Convention


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