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Presidents of the United States
William McKinley

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Presidents of the United States


William McKinley
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Vocabulary
     challenging words:    defeat, president, government, term, born, become, country, state, died, private, second, hawaii, vice, world, also, governor
     content words:    William McKinley, Civil War, Union Army, United States, Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico, In September, Theodore Roosevelt


William McKinley
By Meg Leonard
  

1     William McKinley was the twenty-fifth president. He was born in Ohio in 1843. He went to college and then taught school. The Civil War broke out. He joined as a private in the Union Army. He served his country well. After the war was over, he studied law. McKinley opened a law office in Ohio. He ran for Congress at age 34. He served for fourteen years in the House of Representatives. In 1891, he became governor of Ohio. He served two terms. McKinley was elected president in 1896. He was well liked. As president, McKinley got the United States involved in world affairs. The country fought in the Spanish-American War. The United States gained Puerto Rico, the Philippines, and Guam from this war. Hawaii was also taken over by the United .....
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