how could william jennings bryan oppose the gold standard and also support bimetallism?
A: Bryan took each position at a different point in his career, with his support for bimetallism coming later in life.
B: Bimetallism called for a fixed value for gold, which was the opposite of the gold standard.
C: Bryan spoke in favor of the gold standard when addressing the wealthy and in favor of bimetallism when speaking to the poor.
D: Bryan opposed the idea of a fixed value for gold while supporting the concept of a currency based on two metals.