A third-party movement that sprang up in the 1890s and drew support especially from disgruntled farmers. The Populists were particularly known for advocating the unlimited coinage of silver. The party endorsed William Jennings Bryan, a champion of free silver, in the presidential election of 1896.
They obviously came out of the populist party tradition to some extent.
This year the populist party declared for woman suffrage in its State convention.
As I write, a convention of the populist party has just taken place.
Democrats say there can be no fusion and that will mean death to the populist party.
In the campaign of 1892, the demand for an income tax was made by the populist party and by the Socialist Labor party.
The populist party invited me, as a minister, to open the convention with prayer.
Supporters of the populist party have substantial grievances which their movement is likely to relieve.
Every month the populist party increased in strength, the East watching it with mingled fear and contempt and ignorance.
In 1891 the populist party was organized, but it never succeeded in securing a majority of the votes in the state.
Her homecoming brought reporters to 17 Madison Street for the details about her alignment with the populist party.