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James A. Garfield

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James A. Garfield was the 20th President of the United States and served from March 4, 1881 to September 19, 1881.
James A. Garfield was assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau on July 2, 1881 in Washington D.C. while walking through the Baltimore and Potomac railroad station. He had been president just shy of 4 months at the time, and his term lasted 6 1/2 months. Reportedly, the assassination was done because Guit…
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Yes his wife was Lucrieta Rudolph and hand seven kids in total.
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He was nice :)
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Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933.
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James A. Garfield (November 19, 1831 - September 19, 1881) was a politican in the Republican party. He served nine terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1863-1880), then became the 20th President of the United States in 1881.
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Charles J. Guiteau, a lawyer and disappointed office-seeker as the assassin of Garfield. Guiteau felt that he was owed an appointment to a federal job and after he was refused , he decided to shoot the President. Guiteau shot Garfield in July but the President lingered on until September when he fin…
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Charles J. Guiteau
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He was shot on July 2, 1881 and died on September 19, 1881.
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No. He's just a cartoon cat.
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He was shot in the back at the railroad station.
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Garfield was in office from March 4, 1881 until his death on September 19, 1881 or six months and 15 days. Although he was incapacitated with a gunshot wound from July 2 on, Vice President Arthur refused to assume the presidency while the President was still alive.
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James Garfield believed in transparency and honesty in political officers. He made it a point that he was going to clean up the spoil system of federal employment. He was killed by a disappointed federal officer seeker.
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James A. Garfield had one main campaign promise that he made. This promise was to never allow slavery within the United States to take place ever again.
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James Garfield was inaugurated as President on March 4, 1881.
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Answer Calvin Coolidge's father administered the oath of office in their family's parlor in the middle of the night after they learned the president had died. Calvin Coolidge's father was a public servant and a notary public. Later Calvin Coolidge was sworn in again by Justice Adolph A Hoehling …
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President Garfield was shot. One bullet got lodged in his back, leading to his eventual death.
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he was killed because charels came over to Washington to get a governmentjob but Garfield rufused to give him a government job then a day later he was shot. after sevral weeks of sufering James abram Garfield died........
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James A Garfield and his wife Lucretia Rudolph Garfield had seven children- 5 sons and 2 daughters: Eliza Arabella Garfield ( July 3, 1860- Dec. 3, 1863) Harry Augustus (Oct, 11, 1863- Dec. 12, 1942 ) James Rudolph (Oct 17, 1865- March 24, 1950 ) Mary "Mollie" Garfield Stanley-Brown ( Jan. 15, 186…
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He was a active member of the Disciples of Christ. While in college he did some lay preaching.
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Garfield did not do anything that was noted as bad while President. Of course he was not president very long. Before he was president he was tied to the Credit Mobilier Scandal but no strong evidence of any wrong-doing by him appeared.
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Abraham Lincoln was in office starting March 4th in 1861 and ending in April 15th in 1865.He took office on March 4, 1861.
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He began his presidency in 1981.
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According to the book "Garfield: A Biography" by Allan Peskin, James Garfield's siblings were named: Mehitabel, b. 1821 Thomas, b. 1822 Mary, b. 1824
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1. He drew attention to civil service 2. He fought in Fort Sumner during the Civil War 3. Tried to get rid of the Spoils System
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Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (April 19, 1832 - March 14, 1918) was the wife of James Garfield. They were married on November 11, 1858 at the home of the bride's parents in Hiram, Ohio. They had four sons and a daughter to live to maturity.
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he exactly had 3 pets. They were a fish, a cat, and a dog. Every source I've read lists only a horse named Kit and a dog named Veto.A horse named Veto, a dog named Kit, a cat named Whiskers, and a fish.
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Orange County, Ohio was the birthplace of James Garfield.
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Garfield went to the Eclectic Institute (now Hiram College) in Hiram Ohio for three years. He then entered Williams College in Williamstown , Mass., with junior standing and graduated with honors in 1856.
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He was shot by Charles J. Guiteau on 2 July 1881 and died on 19 September 1881. The 20th President of the United States James A. Garfield was assassinated. President Garfield was shot on July 2, 1881, and died 2 months later on September 19, 1881. His Vice President, Chester A. Arthur, became Presi…
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James Garfield was 49 when he was elected
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Garfield was shot in July of his first year and died 2 months later.
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James Abram Garfield was the 20th president of the United States. He was born in Orange Ohio, which is now called Morland Hills Ohio, on November 19th 1831. He attended Eclectic Institute ( now called Hiram (Ohio) College) for three years and went to Williamson (Mass) College where he graduated in 1…
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He took office in 1881 at the age of 49.
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James A. Garfield was the 20th president of the united states.
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James Abram Garfield had three siblings,but he was the youngest of them all.
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Some of James A. Garfield's accomplishments are that he successfully led a brigade at Middle Creek, Kentucky and he decided if mail routes were being awarded fraudulently with tax money.
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James A. Garfield was only 20 years old in 1852, he has now passed away. The grave of James A. Garfield is in Bodie, California.
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November 19,1831 was the date of Garfield's birth.
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Chester Arthur.
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He served in the military, became president and became a general in Rosecrans
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Chester A. Arthur was vice president.
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"Bring integrity back to the white house
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He was elected in 1880 and took office in 1881.
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He was 49 when he took office in March of 1881. He would have turned 50 when he had his birthday in November had he not be killed.
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He went to a place called the university of new hamburger
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yes. He had a mare named Kit and a dog named Veto when he lived in the White House.
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Chester Alan Arthur was Garfield's vice-president. He became president when Garfield died from an assassin's bullet.
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It sounds like a modern U.S. presidential one dollar coin. 1881 is the year Garfield was President, though the coin itself was minted in 2011. It's worth one dollar. However if it has the word "assassinated" on it, the item could be a memorial token rather than a coin. That word doesn't appear on …
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Garfield was shot at the Baltimore and Potomac railway station in Washington, DC. on July 2, 1881. He died of complications from the wounds on September 19 at Elberon, New Jersey which is a beach resort community where he had gone to escape the heat in Washington and try to recover.
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James Garfield was president in the year 1881
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He had many different slogans but one of my favorites is " A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck".
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Abram was Garfield's middle name.
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James Garfield's middle name is Abram; James Abram Garfield is his full name.
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Yes he did. Ronald Reagan broke the curse in 1980. The curse said that presidents elected in 1840,1860,1880,1900,1920,1940,1960, and 1980 would all die in office. It held true the first seven times.
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His middle name Abram.
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He won 214 electoral votes as compared to 155 for his opponent. In popular vote the election was close- He won with 48.3 % versus 48,2%, a difference of 1878 votes. \
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James A Garfield ran against Winfield S. Hancock Popular Votes Electoral Votes James Garfield 4,453,295 214 Winfield Hancock 4,414,082 155
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September 19, 1881, Elbron, New Jersey. the day that James Garfield died was a sad day. the worst part about it was that his two sons were with him when , Charles guiteu, shot him. Charles guiteu shot him bacause he was mad that he couldn't run for president. good luck with your research!
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Garfield was from Ohio and lived there all of life.
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There are currently 63 Garfield books. James Garfield was the 20th US President
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He died September 19, 1881, of complications from gunshots wounds suffered on July 2, 1881. The immediate cause was a heart attack, brought on by a ruptured aneurysm in his splenic artery, septic blood poisoning, and bronchial pneumonia. Doctors had been unable to locate and remove a bullet that lo…
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Amongst other things, having the 2nd shortest Presidency in US history, being assassinated 200 days into it. William Henry Harrison's is the shortest being only 32 days long.
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Only few months;his Inauguration was on March 4, 1881 and he died on September 19, 1881.
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Yes, he was assassinated. I don't know many details, but I do believe the man who shot him was mentally ill. Also, he was shot July, but he died in September! Hope that helps :)
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Winfield S. Scott (democrat)
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He was shot oon 2 July 1881 in Washiington, DC.
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He was inaugurated in March of 1881, and was assassinated after serving only 5 months as president.
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Garfield was shot and killed. Harrison and Taylor died of illnesses.
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Taylor died of a stomach virus, Harrison died of pneumonia, and Garfield died after being shot.
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1881.
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He was shot two times.
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french fries and hamburger ==== This anonymous answer is unlikely. Most likely the answer is not known. It is certainly not relevant to historians.
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he played with his brother and his sisters Mary, Mehitabel
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Garfield died at Elberon, New Jersey.
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President: James Abram Garfield (1831 - 1881) Term: March 4, 1881 - September 19, 1881 Background: Garfield was born in Orange Township, now known as Moreland Hills, Ohio in a log cabin. He was born from Welsh ancestry and his parents were Abram Garfield and Eliza Ballou. His father died when Garfie…
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Nothing, he was only president for 6 months. Then he was shot twice, one in his arm and one in his back.:(
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On November 11, 1858, he married Lucretia "Crete" Rudolf, age 26, at the home of the bride's parents in Hiram, Ohio. Lucretia Rudolph's first American ancestors were an officer in the Frederick Wilhelm I court in Brandenburg who eloped with Wilhelm's half-niece & ward, Princess Anna. They escape…
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Guiteau believed that he had earned a job in Garfield's administration but he did not get an appointment. He would not take "no" for an answer and made a nuisance of himself at the White House and was finally ordered to stop coming in to complain. I think he thought he needed to defend his honor by …
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Garfield is buried in a huge fantastic tomb in Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland , Ohio. The tomb is well worth seeing if you ever come to Cleveland between April 1 - November 19 when the tomb is open.
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Garfield was killed during his first term, after only about six months in office. He served from March 4, 1881 until September 19, 1881.
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He was 49 when he took office in March of 1881. He would have turned 50 when he had his birthday in November had he not be killed.
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The most notable thing he did was to to stand up the Stalwarts and appoint his own man to the prize plum of collector of the port of New York. The losing battle ended the power of Senator Roscoe Conkling and paved the way to civil service reform. No doubt you know he was shot four months after he to…
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He was shot on July 2nd, 1881, but did not die until September 19 that same year.
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When James Garfield was assassinated, his vice president, Chester A. Arthur, became president. Arthur did not select a vice president when he took office in 1881, and seems to have completed Garfield's term without a vice president to assist him.
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