President McKinley's Killer and the America He Left Behind: The Assassin, the Crime, Teddy Roosevelt's Rise, and the Dawn of the American Century

President McKinley's Killer and the America He Left Behind: The Assassin, the Crime, Teddy Roosevelt's Rise, and the Dawn of the American Century

by Jessica Gunderson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756557188
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: Assassins' America
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 11 - 13 Years

About the Author

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than seventy-five books for young readers. An avid enthusiast of Civil War history and Abraham Lincoln, she is the author of The Election of 1860: A Nation Divides on the Eve of War and The Wound is Mortal: The Story of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 McKinley's Killer 5

Chapter 2 A Popular President 17

Chapter 3 Times of Change 27

Chapter 4 The Crime 37

Chapter 5 The Aftermath 47

Timeline 58

Glossary 60

Source Notes 60

Select Bibliography 61

Additional Resources 62

Index 63

About the Author 64

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