William Jennings Bryan, “Imperialism,” Sources

Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials, and On-Line Resources 

Readings

Anderson, David D. William Jennings Bryan. Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers, 1981.

Ashby, Leroy. William Jennings Bryan: Champion of Democracy. Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers, 1987.

Bancroft, Frederic, ed. Speeches, Correspondence and Political Papers of Carl Schurz. Vol. 6, New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1913.

“Platform of the American Anti­-Imperialist League,” in Speeches, Correspondence, and Political Papers of Carl Schurz, vol. 6, Ed. Frederick Bancroft. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1913, 77-79.

Beveridge, Albert. “The March of the Flag.” Voices of Democracy: The U.S. Oratory Project http://www.voicesofdemocracy.umd.edu/internat/Beveridgetxt.xml.

Bryan, William Jennings. The First Battle: A Story of the Campaign of 1896. Chicago, IL: W.B. Conkey Co., 1896.

—. ed. Republic or Empire: The Philippine Question. Chicago, IL: Independence, 1899.

—. Under Other Flags: Travels, Lectures, Speeches. Lincoln, NE: Woodruff-Collins Printing Co., 1904.

Bryan, William Jennings, and Mary Baird Bryan. The Memoirs of William Jennings Bryan. Philadelphia, PA: United Publishers of America, 1925.

Cherny, Robert W. A Righteous Cause: The Life of William Jennings Bryan. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1985.

Clements, Kendrick A. William Jennings Bryan: Missionary Isolationist. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1982.

Coletta, Paolo E. “Bryan, McKinley, and the Treaty of Paris.” The Pacific Historical Review 26.2 (1957): 131-146.

—. William Jennings Bryan: Political Evangelist 1860-1908. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1964.

Cooper, John Milton Jr. “Progressives and American Foreign Policy: A Reconsideration.” Mid-America; An Historical Review 51.4 (1969): 260-277.

Glad, Paul W. The Trumpet Soundeth: William Jennings Bryan and His Democracy 1896-1912. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1966.

Herrick, Genevieve Forbes, and John Origen Herrick. The Life of William Jennings Bryan. Chicago, IL: Buxton Publishing House, 1925.

Hibben, Paxton, and Charles A. Beard. A Peerless Leader: William Jennings Bryan. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1929.

Hofstadter, Richard. The Age of Reform: From Bryan to F.D.R. New York: Vintage Books, 1955.

—, ed. The Progressive Movement 1900-1915. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1963.

Kazin, Michael. A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.

Koenig, Louis W. Bryan: A Political Biography of William Jennings Bryan. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1971.

Macartney, Clarence Edward. Men Who Missed It. Philadelphia, PA: Dorrance and Company Publishers, 1940.

Official Proceedings of the Democratic National Convention Held in Kansas City, Mo., July 4th, 5th and 6th, 1900. Chicago, IL: McLellan Printing Co., 1900.

Sandford, Charles L. Manifest Destiny and the Imperialism Question. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 1974.

Schlup, Leonard. “Imperialist Dissenter: William B. Bate and the Battle Against Territorial Acquisitions, 1898-1900.” Southern Studies 6.2 (1995): 61-84.

Sillars, Malcolm O. “William Jennings Bryan: The Jeffersonian Liberal as Progressive.” Rhetoric and Reform in the Progressive Era Ed. J. Michael Hogan, pp. 185-227. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2003.

Springen, Donald K. William Jennings Bryan: Orator of Small Town America. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.

Teller Amendment, U.S. Congress, 55th Cong., 2d sess., Congressional Record. No. 31, Part 4 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1898), 3954.

Tompkins, E. Berkeley. Anti-Imperialism in the United State: The Great Debate, 1890-1920. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1970.

U.S. Bureau of the Census. “Progress of the Nation: 1790-1890” Report on Population of the United States at the Eleventh Census, 1890. Department of the Interior. Washington, DC, 1895.

Wilkerson, Marcus M. Public Opinion and the Spanish-American War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1932.

Audio-Visual Materials

Miller, Daniel A. and Daniel B. Polin, Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video, 1999. Video Recording.

“William Jennings Bryan- The Ideal Republic,” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckpuylgkyIs&NR=1.

On-Line Resources

America’s Story from America’s Library. “William Jennings Bryan.” Library of Congress. http://www.americaslibrary.gov/aa/bryan/aa_bryan_subj.html.

“The Anti-Imperialist League Documents.” Liberty and American Anti-Imperialism. http://www.antiimperialist.com/webroot/1647.html.

American Memory. “The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures.” Library of Congress. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sawhtml/sawhome.html.

“Crucible of Empire: The Spanish-American War.” PBS. http://www.pbs.org/crucible/.

Drexler, Kenneth, comp. “A Guide to the Spanish American War.” Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/spanishwar/.

“Michael Kazin: ‘A Godly Hero.'” The Diane Rehm Show. http://thedianerehmshow.org/audio-player?nid=4934.

Office of the Historian. “William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925.” U.S. Department of State. http://history.state.gov/departmenthistory/people/bryan-william-jennings.

“On This Day: He Made It All By Himself.” New York Times Company. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/harp/0811.html.

“On This Day: The Fourth of July at Kansas City.” New York Times Company. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/harp/0704.html.

“Treaty of Peace between the United States and Spain; December 10, 1898.” Avalon Project. http://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/sp1898.asp.

“William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925.” Nebraska State Historical Society. http://www.nebraskahistory.org/lib-arch/research/manuscripts/politics/bryanwj.htm.

“William Jennings Bryan Papers, 1877-1940.” Library of Congress. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms006014.

“The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War.” Hispanic Division, Library of Congress, http://www.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/.