April 21st, 2005

The assassination of President William Mckinley: Anarchism and Socialism

I was interested about why Teddy Roosevelt became President only a year after the reelection of President William McKinley. I suspected it was because McKinley, the President responsible for the Spanish-American war was assassinated. Curious, I went to the internet.

William McKinley was killed by Leon Czolgosz, an loner anarchist inspired by the anarchist Emma Goldman (see below for more on Goldman).
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