The raison d' être of bimetallism had been removed and England was on the gold standard.
Any world-currency system short of actual bimetallism or trimetallism requires a breakdown of borders and sovereignty.
Certainly no one is still alive who witnessed the founding of this country with acceptance of bimetallism - gold and silver - and government involvement only to assure honest weights and measures.
Reading it as a pro-populist metaphor for the economic effect of bimetallism and the expansion of the nation's money supply along with the empowerment of western farmers and industrial laborers seems apparent enough.
But remember, bimetallism under a fixed standard is not necessarily a completely free system.
Too little time is spent exploring the real benefits from the gold standard, and the author precipitously blames bimetallism 's failure on the incompetence of the movement's leaders.
Ireland's letter ritually attacked the Democracy's support of bimetallism .
There is going to have to be rather a lot of financial information in there, elucidations of first principles, plausible and sufficient accounts of political wranglings over bimetallism and the Gold Standard.
Although generally conservative, Walker was capable of intellectual courage: he favored international bimetallism despite adverse attitudes in his home state of Massachusetts and in his profession.
Without context, what he writes on bimetallism is worthless.