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Topics in Chronicling America - The Presidential Election of 1900: McKinley-Roosevelt vs. Bryan-Stevenson

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Important Dates:

  • June 21, 1900: Incumbent McKinley receives the Republican nomination. Theodore Roosevelt is named as his Vice Presidential running mate.
  • July 6, 1900: William Jennings Bryan is chosen as the Democratic nominee, with Adlai Stevenson as his running mate.
  • November 6, 1900: McKinley wins the general election.

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  • [Try the following terms in combination, proximity, or as phrases using Search Pages in Chronicling America.] William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Jennings Bryan, Adlai Stevenson, Democratic National Convention, Republican National Convention
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.

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