The Assassination of McKinley and the Rise of Teddy

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The Assassination of McKinley and the Rise of Teddy September 6, 1901, Leon Czolgosz shot President McKinley. .at the Pan-American exposition at Buffalo, NY. He died 8 days later, and the VP Theodore Roosevelt became President of the US. 3rd president to be assassinated in 35 years. Biography for TR (1858-1919): One of the best presidents we had, charismatic. At the time of his presidency, he was 42, the
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Unformatted text preview: youngest ever. Born into a wealthy distinguished family, he suffered with asthma, poor eyesight, skinny. He went to Harvard and wrote history books. He owned a lot of land. He served as: Assistant to the Sec. of Navy, governor of NY, trust buster. it is better to wear out than to rust out, famous-speak softly and carry a big stick....
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