New York State Library, NYSL_Proclamation_McKinley
Governor's proclamation on the assassination of President William McKinley, 1901.
How did President McKinley die?
How does the Governor of New York describe President McKinley?
Why is the author of this proclamation so significant to the president’s death?
What does the Governor ask the people of New York to do on September 19, 1901? Why does he ask the people to do these things?
Research the death of another president who died while in office. What were the circumstances surrounding his death? How did the nation react to his death? Who became president after his death?
English Language Art: Write an obituary for President McKinley.
Science: How did doctors treat gunshot wounds in 1901? What complications could President McKinley have faced after his initial injury? How did doctors treat those complications?