|The Cartoons||Parties and Platforms||Leaders||Campaign Themes||Special Features|
|The symbol of the house, as well as the 1896 logo at the bottom of each page, always takes you to the top of this Home Page.
|The clock takes you to a chronology of major events in the campaign, and a listing all of the cartoons reprinted at this site, in the order they were originally published.
|The typewriter takes you to a list of journals and newspapers used in constructing this site, with information about their locations, editors, and circulation numbers in 1896.
|The elephant, traditional symbol of the GOP ("Grand Old Party"), links to an information page on the leaders, issues, and tactics of the Republican party in the 1896 campaign.
|The donkey, traditional symbol of the Democrats, links to an information page on Silver Democratic leaders, issues, and tactics in the campaign.
|The plow takes you to information on the leaders and national strategy of the People's, or Populist Party, in the presidential campaign.|
Themes of the Campaign
Popular Culture in the 1890s
1896 at Vassar College
Teaching 1896: Classroom Ideas
A Vassar College Website
Created by Rebecca Edwards, Assistant Professor of History
Sarah DeFeo, Vassar '99
with help from students in
History 276, "A House Divided: The United States, 1830-1890," and with
Profuse Thanks to:
Vassar CELT (Center for Electronic Learning & Teaching),
especially Chris Asta '03 (for extensive help with images) and Sarah Torre '01
Vassar College Library
. . . with special appreciation to Sabrina Pape, Kathy Kurosman, and Robin Walsh
The Ford Scholar Program of Vassar College
The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities
H-Net: History Online
Edward Ayers, University of Virginia
Anne Rubin, University of Virginia
Fitzhugh Brundage, University of Florida
Ray Hyser, James Madison University
Robert Phipps, West Virginia University
Shira Jacobs, Vassar '96
Heather Harmon, Vassar '97
Daniel Rosan, Vassar '00
Kate Stewart, Vassar '01
© 2000, Rebecca Edwards, Vassar College