Slight Antedating of "Populism"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 17 03:20:26 UTC 2012

populism (OED 1892 Oct. 22)

1892 _Dallas Morning News_ 7 Oct. (America's Historical Newspapers)  But there are phases of political populism treading upon parental authority in education, as seen in Wisconsin and Illinois, which give a different turn to conservative democratic and Catholic endeavor in harmony.

Fred Shapiro

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