(3/-1) Among other missteps, the Supreme Court in 1893 declared a tomato to be a vegetable and, in this 1896 case, validated "separate but equal" public accommodations.
(6/-2) After delivering his "Cross of Gold" speech, this man was nominated by the Democrats to succeed Cleveland.
(9/-3) This economic measurement was first calculated by, and later named for, the editor of the Wall Street Journal on May 26, 1896.
(12/-4) Cleveland sent in the Army to break up a strike led by Eugene V. Debs against this railroad company.
(15/-5) In a much-criticized 1895 "compromise" later named for this city where it was struck, blacks led by Booker T. Washington agreed not to demand voting rights, and southern whites agreed to provide them free basic education and due process.