Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

some facts about president mckinley?

i had a project i have it done but im not sure on a couple things

1) how many children did mckinley have, on websites it said 9 but i don't cause he had 9 bros and sister

2)some terms associated with my president ? i have no idea what that means

3) and anything else u might think i wont have i have alot i just dont know those 2

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  • 1 decade ago
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    According to the Genealogy provided by the McKinley Museum William McKinley Sr. and Nancy Allison McKinley had the following children: William McKinley Jr. was President of the United States from 1897 - 1901 and was the 7th of nine children. He and his siblings are listed below.

    David Allison McKinley 23 Nov 1829 - 18 Sep 1892

    Anna (Annie) McKinley 24 Sep 1832 - 29 Jul 1890

    James Rose McKinley 27 Sep 1833 - 11 Oct 1889

    Mary McKinley 22 Sep 1835 - 20 Jun 1868

    Helen Minerva McKinley 13 Mar 1838 - 9 Jun 1924

    Sarah Elizabeth McKinley 1 Oct 1840 - 22 Nov 1931

    William McKinley Jr. 29 Jan 1843 - 14 Sep 1901

    Abigail (Abbie) Cecilia McKinley 1 Jun 1845 - 26 Jan 1846

    Abner Osborn McKinley 27 Nov 1847 - 11 Jun 1904

    William McKinley Jr. married Ida Saxton on 25 Jan 1871 in Canton, Ohio.

    They had two children:

    Katherine McKinley 15 Dec 1871 - 25 Jun 1875

    Ida McKinley 1 Ar 1873 - 22 Aug 1873

    A synopsis of his presidency from Wikipedia

    William McKinley, Jr. (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, and the last veteran of the American Civil War to be elected to the office.

    By the 1880s, McKinley was a national Republican leader; his signature issue was high tariffs on imports as a formula for prosperity, as typified by his McKinley Tariff of 1890. As the Republican candidate in the 1896 presidential election, he upheld the gold standard, and promoted pluralism among ethnic groups. His campaign, designed by Mark Hanna, introduced new advertising-style campaign techniques that revolutionized campaign practices and beat back the crusading of his arch-rival, William Jennings Bryan. The 1896 election is often considered a realigning election that marked the beginning of the Progressive Era.

    McKinley presided over a return to prosperity after the Panic of 1893. The Spanish-American War was fought during McKinley's presidency. For months he resisted the public demand for war, which was based on news of Spanish atrocities in Cuba, but he was unable to get Spain to agree to implement reforms immediately. Later he annexed the former Spanish territories of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and set up a protectorate over Cuba. He also presided over the annexation of the formerly independent Kingdom of Hawaii. McKinley was reelected in the 1900 presidential election after another intense campaign against Bryan, this one focused on foreign policy. After McKinley's assassination in 1901 by Leon Czolgosz, an American anarchist of Polish descent, he was succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt.

    Source(s): The McKinley Museum and
  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Facts About President Mckinley

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