Presidential Deaths/Assassinations

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In History
  • Lincoln's Early Life

    Lincoln's Early Life
    President LincolnAbraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809. He was the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Lincoln. He was born in a one-room log cabin. Later, the family moved across the Ohio River to a non-slave territory to start a new life.
  • James Garfield was born

    James Garfield was born
    James GarfieldGarfield was born on November 19, 1831. He was born in Orange Township, Ohio. His parents were Abram Garfield and Eliza Ballou. When James was 18 months old his father died.
  • William McKinley was born

    William McKinley was born
    William McKinley, Jr., was born in January 29th,1843 in Niles, Ohio. His parents are William and Nancy McKinley. He was their seventh child. A big part of the McKinley's life was religion. They were Methodist.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McKinley#Early_life_and_family
  • Lincoln Elected

    Lincoln Elected
    On November 6, 1860, Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States. He beat the Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, John C. Breckinridge a Southern Democrats, and John Bell of new Constitutional Union Party. He was the first president for the Republican.
  • Abraham Lincoln's Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln's Assassination
    In the spring of 1865 Abraham Lincoln was killed by John Booth. Originally he was just going to kidnap and not kill him but he later changed his mind. Booth shot Lincoln in the back of the head and killed him.
  • Replacing Lincoln

    Replacing Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was replaced by Andrew Johnson. He was the governor of Tennessee. Andrew Johnson was sworn in three hours after Lincoln died in 1865.
  • James A. Garfield becomes president

    James A. Garfield becomes president
    James Garfield became president in 1881. He was the president after Rutherford B. Hayes. He was in office for six months and 15 days.
  • James Garfield is assassinated

    James Garfield is assassinated
    James Garfield In July of 1881 James Garfield was assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau. Guiteau shot Garfield in the arm and back. Charles was later arrested and when he was he said that he did it and he wanted to be arrested and that Authur was finally president.
  • Replacing James Garfield

    Replacing James Garfield
    After the assassination of Garfield, Chester Arthur. He served from September 19, 1881 to March 4, 1885. He was the 21st president. Arthur became president after 6 months of being vice president.
  • William McKinley Elected President

    William McKinley Elected President
    McKinley became president in 1843. He was the 25th President of the United States. His vice president was Garret Hobart.
  • William McKinley Killed

    William McKinley Killed
    McKinley served from March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901. He was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz. He shot Mckinley twice in the abdomen. After Czolgosz shot McKinley, the crowd began to beat him severely and McKinley yelled “Boys! Don’t let them hurt him!”
  • Replacing McKinley

    Replacing McKinley
    After McKinley was killed he was replaced with Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore was the younger person to become president. He was in Republican Party.
  • John Kennedy Born

    John Kennedy Born
    JFK was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917. His parents were Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and Rose Fitzgerald. This middle name came from his mother's last name. After he was born he lived in Brookline for ten years.
  • John F. Kennedy killed

    John F. Kennedy killed
    Kennedy becomes president in 1961. He served until November 22, 1963 when he was killed. He assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. He was shot once in the upper back and killed with a second shot to the head.
  • Kennedy Elected president

    Kennedy Elected president
    He served from January 20, 1961 to November 22, 1963. He is sometimes called JFK and he was the 35th president. He was a democrat and his vice president was Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • Replacing John Kennedy

    Replacing John Kennedy
    After his death Lyndon B. Johnson. took his place as president. He served from November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969. Johnson became President on Air Force One at Love Field Airport in Dallas on November 22, 1963. It was exactly two hours and eight minutes after Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/36th_President_of_the_United_States