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William McKinley, Garret A. Hobart, presidential election, politics, 1896, historical,
William McKinley and Garret A. Hobart, Head and Shoulders Portrait in Ovals Bordered with American Flags with Uncle Sam, Presidential Election Banner, 1896
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The 1896 United States presidential election
The 1896 United States presidential election was the 28th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1896. Former Governor William McKinley, the Republican candidate, defeated Democrat William Jennings Bryan. The 1896 campaign, which took place during an economic depression known as the Panic of 1893, was a political realignment that ended the old Third-Party System and began the Fourth Party System. was the 28th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1896. Former Governor William McKinley, the Republican candidate, defeated Democrat William Jennings Bryan. The 1896 campaign, which took place during an economic depression known as the Panic of 1893, was a political realignment that ended the old Third-Party System and began the Fourth Party System.