William McKinley

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25th President

Garret Hobart and Theodore Roosevelt Vice Presidents

March 4, 1897 - September 14, 1901 President term

Republican Party


Born January 29, 1843 in Niles Ohio

Assassinated September 14, 1901 in Buffalo New York

Had two children

First President to use a telephone to campaign.

First President to ride in an automobile while in office.

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Good at public speaking

Was in military which allowed him to go to law school

Became a lawyer

Governor of Ohio


-First shipment of gold discovered in Alaska, making 750,000, arrived in San Francisco on July 14, 1897

-Volunteer Army Act, authorizes the organization of the Rough Riders, under the command of Colonel Leonard Wood and Lt. Colonel Theodore Roosevelt on April 22, 1898

-Spain declares war on the United States. April 23, 1898

-The United States defeats Spanish troops at the Battle of Las Guasimas on June 24,


-The United States takes official control of Cuba. January 01, 1899

-Roosevelt is nominated for vice president. June 19, 1900 - December 13, 1901