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William McKinley is best known for being president when the United States acquired Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines.
Watch a short video about America's 25th President William McKinley and the origins of the Spanish American War.
Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist immigrant, gunned down William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY.
Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was governor of New York before becoming U.S. vice president. At age 42, Teddy Roosevelt became the youngest man to assume the U.S. presidency after President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901.
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Vice President Theodore Roosevelt succeeded him.
Biography courtesy of History.com
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