People's party candidates for president and vice president 1892

Title

People's party candidates for president and vice president 1892

Subject

Populist Party Platform

Description

The platform of the Populist, or People's, Party explicitly endorsed a progressive, federal income tax as a way "restore the government" to the hands of the "plain people" with whom it had originated. The People's Party performed surprisingly well in 1892. Although its presidential candidate, the little known James Weaver,

Creator

People's Party of the United States

Date

circa 29 September 1892

Language

English

Files

440px-1892PopulistPoster.png

Citation

People's Party of the United States, “People's party candidates for president and vice president 1892,” The American Century, accessed September 23, 2017, http://americancentury.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/27.