William McKinley (R-shaded white) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D-shaded black). Page 1 of The New York Times on Wednesday, November 4, 1896. (Virginia, North Carolina and a handful of other states in the West were shaded incorrectly.)

William McKinley (R-shaded white) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D-shaded black). Page 1 of The New York Times on Wednesday, November 4, 1896. (Virginia, North Carolina and a handful of other states in the West were shaded incorrectly.)