What does Populism have to do with The Wizard of Oz?

Some say that L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an allegory of the Populist movement. Learners study the parallels between the book and the end of the 19th Century. They consider how characters and facets of the story represent key individuals and topics related to the beliefs of Populists.

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9th - 12th
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English Language Arts
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