The Authentic Life of William McKinley ...: Together with a Life Sketch of Theodore Roosevelt ...
1901 - 487 pages
William McKinley was born at Niles, Ohio, in 1843, the son of William and Nancy Allison McKinley. He was a descendants of David McKinley (1756-1840), a Revolutionary War soldier. He married Ida Saxton, daughter of James A. Saxon, at Canton, Ohio, in 1871. They had two daughters, who died in childhood. He was elected the 25th president of the United States in 1896 and 1900 and was assassinated at Buffalo, New York, in 1901. Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th president of the United States after his death.
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Page 196 - That the United States hereby disclaims any disposition or intention to exercise sovereignty, jurisdiction, or control over said island except for the pacification thereof, and asserts its determination when that is accomplished to leave the government and control of the island to its people.
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Page 196 - First— That the people of the island of Cuba are, and of right ought to be, free and independent. Second— That it is the duty of the United States to demand, and the government of the United States does hereby demand, that the Government of Spain at once relinquish its authority and government in the island of Cuba, and withdraw its land and naval forces from Cuba and Cuban...