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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4B

53. Horace Porter, “What the Republican Party Stands For,” Forum (August 1896): 722-26.

Outline of the Republican Party platform for the 1896 presidential election. The major planks of this platform are a high tariff on manufactured goods imported from abroad and tight money (i.e., adherence to the gold standard). Both policies are assumed to increase the demand for jobs in the United States.