William Jennings Bryan

noun
United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader, ↑lawyer, ↑attorney

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William Jennings Bryan [William Jennings Bryan]
(1860–1925) a US politician known for his great skill as a public speaker. His famous ‘Cross of Gold’ speech in 1896 supported the idea that US coins should be made of silver. Bryan was very religious and at the ↑Scopes trial he spoke against the teaching of ↑evolution. He was the US ↑Secretary of State from 1913 to 1915.

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