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Running for President: Chronicling Almost 200 Years of Propaganda

William McKinley, 1896

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William McKinley, 1896

Republican William McKinley's election emphasized a strong currency and the gold standard, shown in this poster as the candidate stands atop an oversized gold coin. (lithograph by Northwestern Litho. Co., between 1895 and 1900)

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