Definition of Greenback party
1. Noun. A former political party in the United States; organized in 1874; opposed any reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation.
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Literary usage of Greenback party
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1. Financial History of the United States by Davis Rich Dewey (1902)
"greenback party. The question of legal tender should not be dismissed without some ... The propositions advocated by the greenback party, as we have seen, ..."
2. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"DURING this period a party sprang up composed of men of all parties called the greenback party, who favored an increase of United States notes, ..."
3. Third Party Movements Since the Civil War, with a Special Reference to Iowa by Frederick Emory Haynes, State Historical Society of Iowa (1916)
"... ORGANIZATION OF THE greenback party Coexistent with the Labor Reform agitation there developed a movement in the West that culminated in the formation ..."
4. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"members, who had not returned to their old parties, merged with the Union Labor Party («ее), and later with the Populists. See greenback party ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"Tickets were also placed in nomination by the National-greenback party and by the Prohibitionists. The result of the election was an unexpectedly large ..."
6. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"greenback party.—Opposition to the resumption of specie payments caused a political party to be organized at Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. ..."
7. American Politics (non-partisan) from the Beginning to Date: Embodying a by Thomas Valentine Cooper (1892)
"... soon won popularity, and this popularity was subsequently taken as the groundwork for the establishment of The greenback party. This party, with a view ..."
8. Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania: A Connected and Chronological Record of the by Alexander Kelly McClure (1905)
"... Election of Hoyt—Notable Contest for Supreme Judge Between Chief Justice Agnew and Judge Sterrett— Quay Side-tracks the greenback party Against Fusion, ..."