Fun Fact: Presidential Hopeful William Jennings Bryan

In the late 19th century to the early 20th century, William Jennings Bryan was one of the most notable leaders in the Democratic Party. He was nominated for president three times and never won. Despite his large role in the party, the only two notable offices he ever held was Congressman in Nebraska, and twoContinue reading “Fun Fact: Presidential Hopeful William Jennings Bryan”

Fun Fact: Why The Donkey Became the Symbol of the Democratic Party

Ever wonder why the Democratic party used the donkey as the unofficial logo for so long? Well it all goes back to Andrew Jackson. His opponents would call him a jack-ass, so he embraced it and the donkey became the first real logo of the newly forming Democratic party.

Fun Fact: Will Rogers

One of Hollywood’s most notable celebrities in the early 20th century was Will Rogers. He was quite notable for his jokes and political wit. One example of his humor being “Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” While he supported members of both parties at times, heContinue reading “Fun Fact: Will Rogers”