President William McKinley
About the President William McKinley Lesson
A lesson on President William McKinley. Students read about his life and accomplishments. The reading is accompanied by multiple choice questions.
• To present the major historical facts pertaining to William McKinley.
• To present the major achievements of the William McKinley.
• To assess the student?s comprehension of William McKinley history.
William McKinley was born in Niles, Ohio on January 29, 1843 to a large family where he was the seventh of eight children. His family moved to Poland, Ohio when he was ten years old. His childhood was that of a typical boy of the time; he was able to enjoy hunting and fishing and riding the family horse. He attended the local Methodist school and then attended Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. Because of financial problems and illness he stayed only one term.