A Populist Assault

Sarah E. Van De Vort Emery on American Democracy, 1862-1895

Author: Pauline Adams,Emma S. Thornton

Publisher: Popular Press

ISBN: 9780879722043

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 146

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Sarah E. Van De Vort Emery, a Michigan woman transplanted from the Finger Lakes region of New York, was for many years a voice for Populism in the late 19th century. Emery was a woman who believed and acted on her beliefs that freedom and the flowering of the human potential should not five way to the demands of the "money power."