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Dorothy

All American woman / man

2

Mary lease

Farmer / head of the national

3

Toto

Temperance / prohibition party

Always wants the party together

4

Miss Gulch ( wicked witch )

Banks / farmers mortgages

5

Cyclone

Populism / party

Came in like a tornado and lifted the farmers up

6

Munch inland

World of the east coast

Banking , industrial , commercial & political

Had industrial workers

7

Good witches from north / south

Northern / southern farmers alliance

Farmers alliance created the populist party

8

Death of the wicked witch of the east

Eastern banking

industrial establishments

9

Munchkins

Child labor

Immigrants

Little ppl enslaved by the witch until Dorothy frees them

10

William Bryan

Lion

11

Yellow brick road

Gold standard

Believed that the gold standard, like the yellow brick road , pitfalls 4 ordinary ppl

12

Silver shoes

Salvation for farmers

Bimetallism , easing $ supply & giving Americans greater access to credit

13

Monkeys

Native Americans

Once free until oz ruled the land

14

Oz

16 oz of silver = 1 oz of gold

15

Scarecrow

Stupidity of farmer who were once enlightened

Farmer , not respected

16

Tin man

Industrial workers

Industrial accidents

Hardened worker / closing of factories

17

Lion

Failed to win vote of industrial labor

Skepticism about politics

18

Wizard

President McKinney

Corrupted w/ no power

Power is an allusion - like the president

19

Emerald city

Washington, D.C.

Greenbacks

20

Wicked witch of west

Infertile soil / drought

Railroad companies

Forces of nature

21

Wicked witch of the west guards

Federal troops

Sent by government to help railroads

22

Death of wicked witch of west

Symbolizes that the drought in the west is over