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President McKinley

Robert W. Merry

President McKinley

architect of the American century

by Robert W. Merry

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 491-583) and index.

    Other titlesArchitect of the American century
    StatementRobert W. Merry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE711.6 .M54 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 608 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26940826M
    ISBN 101451625448, 1451625456
    ISBN 109781451625448, 9781451625455
    LC Control Number2016050943
    OCLC/WorldCa962006146

      As men and politicians, Presidents Polk () and McKinley () would seem to have had little in common — Polk, a small, plain, secretive and introspective man; and McKinley. U.S. President William McKinley (): Learn all about United States President William McKinley, assassinated by an anarchist in Learn about his daring exploits during the Civil War, late 19th-century politics, and yellow journalism, as well as about McKinley's presidency, which saw the annexation of Hawaii and victory in the Spanish-American War.

    William McKinley, 25th president of the U.S., is largely remembered for bringing his country into a war with Spain over Cuba, then three years later dying from Leon Czolgosz’s bullets. In this. President McKinley Architect of the American Century (Book): Merry, Robert W.: "Lively, definitive, eye-opening, [this book] by acclaimed historian Robert W. Merry brilliantly evokes the life and presidency of William McKinley, cut short by an assassin. Most often lost in the shadow of his brilliant and flamboyant successor, TR, the twenty-fifth president is presented by Merry as a.

      Review: The ‘President McKinley’ Mystery The 25th president was the first modern Republican. But was he an agent of change or merely its beneficiary?Reviews:   President McKinley: Architect of the American Century—by Robert W. Merry (Simon & Schuster, $35).So obscure is the popular perception of William McKinley, our 25th president, who was.


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In President McKinley, Architect of the American Century, Robert President McKinley book. Merry has written a dynamic biography of a man who presided over a nation of tremendous economic growth, emerging as an imperial power. The central question of this compelling book is whether McKinley was a master, or a servant, of political and economic forces of his time/5(63).

Miller is a wonderful raconteur, and his book has all the makings of a great thriller. The President and the Assassin is the presentation of history, here the era of President William McKinley, at its most enjoyable and informative/5().

Acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley in a “measured, insightful biography that seeks to set the record straight a deft character study of a president” (The New York Times Book Review) whose low place in the presidential rankings does not reflect the stamp he put on America’s future role in the : Simon & Schuster.

Acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley in a “measured, insightful biography that seeks to set the record straight a deft character study of a president” (The New York Times Book Review) whose low place in President McKinley book presidential rankings does not reflect the stamp he put on America’s future role in the ed on: Novem William McKinley.

William McKinley, –, 25th president of the United States (–), b. Niles, Ohio. He was educated at Poland (Ohio) Seminary and Allegheny College.

After service in the Union army in the Civil War, he returned to Ohio and became a lawyer at Canton. He entered politics and was elected as a Republican to Congress in The book, compiled by the author H. Wayne Morgan, describes how important as president McKinley was. The book basically revolves around the deeds committed by the president for the welfare and the growth of the underprivileged.

William McKinley is best known for being president when the United States acquired Puerto Rico, Guam and the : Robert Merry’s book, “President McKinley: Architect of the American Century” is a solid history of William McKinley’s life and presidency.

The work is straightforward and workmanlike. It is, however, written in a stolid prose that lacks the narrative ability of better know popular historians like Carro, Chernow, McCullough, or Millard/5.

* My third biography of McKinley was “The Presidency of William McKinley” by Lewis Gould. Published inthis member of the American Presidency Series is a sober, serious and methodical dissection of McKinley’s presidency. Although this book begins by tearing down McKinley’s predecessor, there is very little other bias displayed.

William McKinley, 25th president of the United States (–). Under his leadership, the country went to war against Spain in and thereby acquired a global empire, which included Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippines. McKinley was assassinated in Learn more about his life and career.

The author of McKinley, he lives in McLean, Virginia. Praise For “As this splendid revisionist narrative makes plain, [McKinley’s] legacy includes three rules to guide his successors: Transformative leadership wears many faces. Learn More About Book. William McKinley and His America by H.

Wayne Morgan When George W. Bush won the White House, he was the first incumbent Republican governor elected president since William McKinley in William McKinley was the last of. McKinley also showed excellent taste in appointments, which included Elihu Root, John Hay, George Cortelyou, Philander Knox, Charles Dawes, and William Howard Taft.

Roosevelt became vice president in when he discouraged party leaders who opposed him. William McKinley served in the U.S. Congress, as governor of Ohio and as 25th U.S. president during the Spanish-American War before his assassination in President McKinley Biography William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, was the seventh child born to William and Nancy Allison McKinley (of Irish and Scotch descent) on Janu in Niles, Ohio, a town of about people.

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McKinley is the second president he has rehabilitated; inMerry published a respectful volume on James K. Polk. He brings an old-school dispassion to his work. Acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley in a "measured, insightful biography that seeks to set the record straight a deft character study of a president" (The New York Times Book Review) whose low place in the presidential rankings does not reflect the stamp he put on America's future role in the world.

“A deft character study of a president.”—The New York Times Book Review “A valuable education on where America has been and, possibly, where it is going.”—National Review “Magisterial.”—The Christian Science Monitor In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, which l.

In President McKinley, Architect of the American Century, Robert W. Merry has written a dynamic biography of a man who presided over a nation of tremendous economic growth, emerging as an imperial power.

The central question of this compelling book is whether McKinley was a master, or a servant, of political and economic forces of his time/5(78). President McKinley: Architect of the American Century User Review - Book Verdict.

Editor of the National Interest, veteran journalist Merry resurrects the reputation of President William McKinley, whose efforts, e.g., acquiring Hawaii and the Philippines and initiating the Open Door policy regarding China, made the United States a world power.4/5(1).A fresh look at President William McKinley from New York Times bestselling author and political mastermind Karl Rove—“a rousing tale told by a master storyteller whose love of politics, campaigning, and combat shines through on every page” (Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Released on: J   In Merry’s new book, President McKinley: Architect of the American Century, the author persuasively argues that McKinley, not Roosevelt, was the true architect of America’s rise to global power.

Most Americans know about Roosevelt’s courage under fire during the Spanish-American War as a colonel of the “Rough Riders” in Cuba.