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William McKinley for President, 1900. McKinley campaigned on a platform of patriotism and prosperity: appealing to Americans’ sense of patriotism over victory in the Spanish-American War, and recalling the economic panic during Grover Cleveland’s administration eight years prior (and the surge in economic growth since McKinley’s first term).

William McKinley for President, 1900 McKinley campaigned on a platform of patriotism and prosperity: appealing to Americans’ sense of patriotism over victory in the Spanish-American War, and recalling.

William McKinley of Ohio (1843-1901), the president of the United States who lead the nation during the Spanish-American War and who was felled by an assassin at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, appears on the 7-cent stamp.

US Stamp - William McKinley of Ohio US Pres the president of the United States who lead the nation during the Spanish-American War and who was felled by an assassin at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, appears on the stamp.

September 1901 President William McKinley was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz in Buffalo New York

Spanish-American War

The role of Spanish-American War in the history of the United States of America.

American Gilded Age Presidents  ~ Theodore Roosevelt, (on right) became the 26th American President, in c.1901. Roosevelt took over the office of presidency when William McKinley, (on left) the 25th President, from c.1897 to c.1901, was assassinated on September, c.1901. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image via: bob520 - wordpress)

William McKinley

American Gilded Age Presidents ~ Theodore Roosevelt Became the American President. When President William McKinley, the President, from to was assassinated, on September. ~~ {cwl} ~~ ( image via: wordpress)

Spanish American War CDV 1898 U s Soldier | eBay

Spanish American War CDV 1898 U s Soldier | eBay

President William McKinley...25th President of the United States.  Assassinated in 1901 in the Temple of Music at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo New York.

President William McKinley: President of the United States. Assassinated in 1901 in the Temple of Music at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo New York.

William McKinley (left) and General Wheeler (right) inspect a military hospital on Montauk Point during the Spanish-American War.

William McKinley (left) and General Wheeler (right) inspect a military hospital on Montauk Point during the Spanish-American War.

William McKinley during his Civil War service.  Yes, that is our beloved McKinley cowlick.  Strong genes!

William McKinley during his Civil War service. The experience left such a strong impression on him that as president decades later he resisted America's entry into the Spanish American War until Congress forced his hand.

Young President William McKinley - Union Soldier

McKinley Nicknames: Liberator of Cuba - The Idol of Ohio - Wobbly Willie - The Human Iceberg - Ohio Napoleon

The ambulance that responded to the call after William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY in September 1901.  In keeping with the theme of the Exposition, it was electrically powered.

The Assassination of President William McKinley, 1901 - this is the ambulance that responded to the call after William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, in September

“Your Country Calls You.”  Cover of Leslie’s Weekly magazine for June 30, 1898, during the Spanish-American War.

“Your Country Calls You.” Cover of Leslie’s Weekly magazine for June during the Spanish-American War.

William McKinley (1843-1901), Ohio, 25th President of the United States.  He and his wife Ida, had two children that didn't survive childhood.  Katherine born in 1871 died in 1876 of typhoid fever and Ida (1873-1873).

Jan William McKinley is born. On this day in future President William McKinley is born in Niles, Ohio. McKinley fought bravely as a Union infantryman in the Civil War and was awarded a.