November 4: An important date for electing two-term Presidents

This IS from the National Constitution Center.

Some presidential election trivia.

Since 1845, when Congress set an official date for presidential elections, November 4th has held a special role as a day when two-term Presidents get elected to the White House. 433 more words

1896 & 1900: A New Century of Politics

William McKinley’s election was the first of several progressive presidents. Beginning the age of business and industry, the 1896 election saw an economy slipping into the worst recession American’s had seen. 491 more words

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September 15 in history:

September 15th of 1901 was Theodore Roosevelt’s first full day as president, after the assassination of William McKinley.  Roosevelt had been vice president for only six months before succeeding McKinley.  146 more words

Today In History

Lost and Found - September 14th Edition

What to remember about September 14th…

  • 1638  American clergyman John Harvard is born in England; donates money and library to sustain New College at Cambridge; school renamed “Harvard” in his honor…
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Niles community rallies to remember McKinley legacy

NILES, Ohio (WKBN) — It has been two weeks since President Obama changed the name of America’s tallest mountain from Mount McKinley to Denali.

And people in Niles want to make sure people don’t forget the legacy of President William McKinley. 154 more words


William McKinley commemorative event to be held in Niles

NILES TWP, Ohio (WKBN) – Trumbull County Republicans and Democrats will come together to show support for Niles-born William McKinley.

The two groups will host an event at the memorial in Niles on Sunday, the day before the anniversary of the former president’s death. 74 more words


this day in crime history: september 6, 1901

On this date in 1901, US President William McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. President McKinley died eight days later from his wounds. 74 more words

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