Page:American Boy's Life of William McKinley.djvu/18

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CONTENTS

Second Term as Governor—Declines the Nomination for the Presidency—The Convention at St. Louis—Triumph of the Gold Standard

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Sworn in as President—Death of Nancy McKinley—The Old Soldier's Interview—An Old Colored Woman made Happy

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Revolution in the Hawaiian Islands—Annexation to the United States—The Troubles in Cuba—Blowing up of the Maine—Fifty Millions of Dollars for the National Defence

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Opening of the War with Spain—Task of Preparing for the Contest—Dewey's Victory in Manila Bay—Far-reaching Results of this Naval Battle

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Looking for Cervera's Fleet—The War Room at Washington—The President's Undesirable Visitors—Laying out Campaigns on Land and Sea

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The President at the Camps—Roosevelt's Rough Riders—The Army's Departure for Cuba—Landing at Baiquiri—Battles of La Guasima, El Caney, and San Juan Hill

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