Essays Tagged: "James Garfield"

James A. Garfield

JAMES A. GARFIELD James A. Garfield was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. Hisfather die ... ool to geta good education. He belonged to the Desciples of Christ Church. While growing up, James drove canal boat teams, and earned enoughmoney to further his education at college. He attende ... ollege. In 1858, he was married to Lucretia Rudolph and had seven kids.Eliza, Harry, James, Mary, Irvin, Abram, and Edward. James Garfield was an advocate for free-soil ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Gilded Age, it earned a reputation of widespread corruption in government and business, as well as persistent economic, social, and political problems facing the nation.

ed in New York blatantly rigged and bought elections. In the election of 1880, Republican candidate Garfield won a narrow victory and became the 20th president. Not long after, a deranged lawyer named ... Republican, felt his loyalty had earned him a job under the spoils system, and became enraged when Garfield passed him over. With the assassination of President Garfield, the public became outraged a ...

(3 pages) 235 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Entitled The Effects of the "Gilded Age".

lt was filled with unqualified, dishonest employees. This issue was made pertinent during the brief Garfield administration. Garfield was elected primarily through Stalwart Republicans, the faction of ... u, who was a strong supporter of the Republicans, expected to receive a job through patronage. When Garfield passed him over, Guiteau shot him. Garfield prolonged assassination (Garfield took three mo ...

(2 pages) 97 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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

s has elected its first 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 differ ... three men were to be killed approximately at the same time, but Johnson and Seward escaped the plot.James A. Garfield was shot in Washington Railroad Station, as he was boarding a train, by Charles Gu ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.5 Dec/2003

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

The creator of that cat(Garfield)- Jim Davis

e has been speculation that Garfield was named for the assassinated President of the United States, James Abram Garfield. This is only indirectly true, however. According to the book Garfield at 25: I ... o the book Garfield at 25: In Dog Years I'd Be Dead, he is actually named after Davis' grandfather, James Garfield Davis, who was named after President Garfield."Garfield and Friends" was an animated ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Insanity Defense

nconsistency of the insanity defense is apparent is in that of the assassinator of former president James Garfield. Charles Julius Guiteau, after being caught and detained by a police officer after th ...

(3 pages) 50 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

James A. Garfield as interpreted by the biography written by Ira Rutkow. This is a critique on the book about President Garfield written by Ira Rutkow.

sses a doctorate of public health form John Hopkins University authored the book The 20th President James A. Garfield. The book was then edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. a political historian, rec ... s medal. The book was published in 2006 by Henry Holt and Company, LLC. The book the 20th President James A Garfield chronicles his life and descent into presidency including the many controversies le ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History