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Assassinations and Mournings

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cristian toro

on 29 April 2010

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Transcript of Assassinations and Mournings

Assassinations and Mourning Observing:
After William Mckinley was murdered in 1901 observations where made that the man elected to lead the country is threatened. It became a great challenge for the American political system. Secret Service:
After the assassination of William Mcklinley the secret service took part in 1901. The Secret Service was established in 1865 and is basically an agency responsible for protecting the president. Sudden Death of the President:
The president had to be aware and expect these things. There have been many attempts of murder of a president and four have actually died by assassins. Abraham Linclon:
Abraham Linclon was the first president to be assassined by an actor name JOhn Wilkes Booth in Ford's Theatre with Clara Harris and her fiancé, Henry Rathbone. John F. Kennedy:
John F. Kennedy was shot and killed by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Andrew Jackson:
On January 30, 1835, President Andrew Jackson went to a congressional funeral in the Capitol building. As he left, Richard Lawrence, an unemployed house painter, pointed a pistol at Jackson and fired. James A. Garfield:
James A. Garfield was attacked on July 2, 1881. Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau right before he was entering a train just a few months after being elected as president. Theredore Roosevelt:
Roosevelt was wounded by John Schrank on his way to a campaign appearance in October 14, 1912. He also survived an attempted assassination when the bullet was deflected and slowed by a metal eyeglass case and by a folded fifty-page speech. He was never actually killed by another man. Franklin A. Roosevelt:
Roosevelt died suddenly at Warm Springs, Georgia, on April 12, 1945. He held the office of president longer than anyone, more than twelve years. The end
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