Some lessons from the assassination of President William McKinley
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Published by F.J. Grimke in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • McKinley, William, 1843-1901 -- Assassination.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Rev. Francis J. Grimke ... delivered September 22, 1901.
ContributionsMurray, Daniel Alexander Payne, 1852-1925, donor., Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsE449 .D16 vol. 16, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1678958M
LC Control Number91898202

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William McKinley’s reign over America as the 25 th President was marked with immense and terrific economic growth of the country. He also led the country to victory in the Spanish-American War. Although his presidency was amazing and efficient, his skills and praise is only second to Roosevelt.   William McKinley’s assassination created the Secret Service. Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shot President William McKinley on September 6, McKinley was shaking hands at a public reception at the. Book Description: Since the birth of our nation and the election of the first president, groups of organized plotters or individuals have been determined to assassinate the chief executive. From the Founding Fathers to the Great Depression, three presidents have been assassinated: Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, and William McKinley. Long before President William McKinley was killed in September of , the political philosophy of anarchy had begun to spread across the globe. President William McKinley’s assassination was therefore not an anomaly, but rather, the culmination of a twenty-year trend in the rise of anarchism. The March Political Science Quarterly.

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