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William McKinley Jr. (January 29, 1843 - September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, and the last veteran of the Civil War to be elected to the office. He launched the Spanish-American War, widely popular due to the efforts of the yellow press, using the pretext of Spanish atrocities in Cuba. Later he annexed the former Spanish territories of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and set up a protectorate over Cuba. He also presided over the annexation of the formerly independent Kingdom of Hawaii. He was assassination in 1901 by Leon Czolgosz, an American anarchist of Polish descent, and was succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt.

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William McKinley, 25th President the United States

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