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    HAMILTON, RICHARD F. 2006. McKinley's Backbone. Presidential Studies Quarterly, Vol. 36, Issue. 3, p. 482.

    FRY, JOSEPH A. 1979. William McKinley and the Coming of the Spanish-American War: A Study of the Besmirching and Redemption of an Historical Image. Diplomatic History, Vol. 3, Issue. 1, p. 77.

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William McKinley as a Political Leader


On the cold, clear morning of March 4, 1897, William McKinley took the oath of office as president of the United States. The very air seemed to promise better times. The newspapers called it “McKinley weather,” and all Americans hoped “The Advance Agent of Prosperity” would fulfill his title and restore political peace and economic prosperity to a nation that had passed through years of depression, social strife, and party turmoil.

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