William McKinley was the last of the Civil War veterans to reach the White House. Known widely as the Major, in honor of his military rank, he rose through Congress to head the crucial Ways and Means Committee where, in the early 1890s, he passed a strong and popular tariff bill.
About the Author
H. Wayne Morgan was a Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma and the author of William McKinley and His America, New Muses: Art in American Culture, and Oklahoma: A Bicentennial History.
Publisher : The Kent State University Press; Rev ed. edition (November 1, 1998)
Hardcover : 488 pages
ISBN : 978-0873387651
Item Weight : 1.87 pounds
Dimensions : 6.5 x 1.5 x 9.5 inches