Essays Tagged: "William McKinley"

Emma Goldman

ller,thanks in large part to the anti-anarchist agitation of the press.9 For example, whenPresident William McKinley was shot in 1901 by Leon Czolgosz, the policeimmediately tried to implicate her, no ...

(12 pages) 122 1 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Was American entry into the Spanish American War justified?

d.In September, 1895, came the event which changed the course of the Cuban rebellion against Spain. William Randolph Hearst, a young man of 32 who had been operating the San Fransisco Examiner, purcha ...

(5 pages) 99 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is an essay about theodore roosevelt and why he is the most progressive president.

resident Theodore Roosevelt ended his term in 1908 as the most progressive president. He successor, William Howard Taft could not live up to the great name that came before him. As president, Theodore ...

(2 pages) 100 1 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Presidential assassinations from Linclon to Kennedy. The details and the controversy.

irst president in 1789, four presidents have been assassinated: Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy. Each murder is different. There's a different motive, and a d ... f a larger conspiracy, headed by Both, to kill Vice-President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward. All three men were to be killed approximately at the same time, but Johnson and Sewa ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

An Analysis of the Populist Party's Premature Fall into Obscurity.

. These issues were still present for the election of 1896.The Democratic nomination for President, William Jennings Brian, was also supported by the Populists. While they feared losing their individu ...

(4 pages) 78 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A hypothetical acceptance letter written to U.S.U on behalf of many of Americas great leaders. Gives brief background on them.

Keppler's cartoons depicted many of the evils of the Trusts and monopolies evil and greed. Finally William McKinley he might have seemed week at first but proved to be the man for the job in his last ... orget their roots. In the literary fields these few men Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Henry Adams, and William Dean Howells are commodities that U.S.U should capitalize on. Mark Twain is one of the leadi ...

(5 pages) 51 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Detail the factors that brought about the Cuban revolution of 1958/59 and evaluate the successes and failures of the subsequent communist government.

s influence had been poverty and oppression for the average Cubano until the 1958/59 revolution.For William McKinley the Cubanos were a nuisance who got in the way of trade, ' [It] injuriously affects ...

(7 pages) 98 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Causes of the Spanish-American War

nd associations. President Cleveland refused to take sides and therefore remained neutral. But when McKinley became president in 1897, he intervened and commanded Spain to modify the concentration cam ... nd a letter written by Dupuy de Lome, the Spanish minister in Washington, which slandered President McKinley. Coming from a Spaniard, this greatly angered the president, and Dupuy de Lome resigned. Th ...

(1 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Morgan, Wayne, America's Road to Empire: The War with Spain and Overseas Expansion. 1965,124pp.

The issue of the Cuban problem during the Cleveland and McKinley administrations has received a wide variety of analysis and argument. Some argue Cleveland ... the situation. Morgan's brief work America's Road to Empire focuses on the actions of Cleveland and McKinley and their reluctant yet prudent diplomacy methods, however, leaving no choice but for inter ... r, leaving no choice but for intervention. Even though he concentrates extensively on Cleveland and McKinley the reader can catch glimpses of other important areas of the affair.The book is divided in ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Conflicts that Caused the Spanish-American-Cuban War

ish Minister to the United States, wrote the De Lome letter. The letter itself criticized President McKinley calling him "weak" and "a bidder for the admiration of the crowd". The letter was not suppo ... se of an accidental sinking of a United States ship. The U.S.S. Maine was sent to Cuba by President McKinley to protect American lives and property. An explosion on February 15, 1898, sent the ships a ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Presidents of the United states of america

WILLIAM MCKINLEYWilliam McKinley, Republican and 25th President of the U.S. was the son of an Ohio i ... resentatives from 1877-83 and become governor of Ohio.In 1896 he won the presidential election from William Jennings Bryan over a gold standard issue.Though he was conservative in business matters, he ... epublican party for vice president in 1900, he became the nation's 26th and youngest President when William McKinley was assasinated in 1901.As president he fought corruption of politics and big busin ...

(7 pages) 171 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Impearalism in the United States. Describe the events leading the US to a policy of "Imperialism."

ulated the press, other politicians, popular figureheads, the spirit of America, and even President McKinley to obtain their goals. They based their ideas on Manifest Destiny. Dubbed in 1840, t ... not question the explosion and quickly attributed it to a "Spanish mine." On April 11, 1898, McKinley sent a war message to Congress. Legislators drew up and enacted a joint resolution recogniz ...

(3 pages) 53 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Agriarian DBQ Were the farmer's complaints justified

s would be solved. In this, the party was in error, as the falling prices were caused by deflation. William McKinley, Republican candidate and elected President in 1896, was correct in his rebuttal to ...

(4 pages) 29 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How did Journalism affect the Spanish-American War?

hen the Maine was mysteriously blown up in Havana harbor on February 15, 1898.On April 20 President McKinley reluctantly declared war on Spain, despite his painful memories of "stacked corpses" from h ... loded in Havana Harbor, the pro-war press had roused national sentiment to the point that President McKinley feared his political party would suffer if he did not engage in war with Spain.Press covera ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

AP US History - Agrarian Discontent

beginning in 1879. The farmers now looked for relief in silver, but even that hope was crushed when William McKinley stated that the United States would maintain a ratio of "16 ounces of silver to one ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Theodore Roosevelt

es of his political career. His next political achievement was to be elected Vice-President next to William McKinley. While serving under McKinley, Roosevelt often overshadowed the president, taking a ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Assassination of President McKinley

surveyed the security, grounds layout, and crowds. An enormous crowd was gathered to see President McKinley, and Leon pushed his way through the masses until he was close enough to hear the speech. L ... his chance, and the President was escorted away (Assassin Arrived… 1).The next day, Leon and McKinley returned to the exposition. In the afternoon, the President began shaking hands with people ...

(3 pages) 387 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Wizard Of Oz

ominated James B. Weaver of their own presidential candidate, but Weaver lost the election of 1892. William Jennings Bryan was the Democratic presidential candidate in the election of 1892 and William ... puting characteristic roles.The lion stands for the presidential candidate in the election of 1892, William Jennings Bryan. The lion has no courage but he still thinks that he is the king of the fores ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brian Bautista History 111 Book Review George E. Mowry author

low down, especially the conservative Republicans. But to everyone's suprise, on September 6, 1901, William McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York. Teddy Roosevelt became the youngest Presiden ... ce between the two countries and one the Nobel Peace Prize of 1906. In 1905 Germany's Kaiser William II suprised everyone by visiting Morocco, and teaming up with them. France and Brittain alwa ...

(5 pages) 866 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

United States Secret Service

guard the president, a duty that did not becomePermanent until after the assassination of President William McKinley in 1901, CongressFragment (consider revising) Protection Remains a key mission of t ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History