What did president McKinley's assassination have to do with the Spanish American War?
I do not think was a connection. The assassin was an anarchist - part of a international movement at that time that opposed all government.
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Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th US president. Significant historical events before and after he became president are the following: 1. The outbreak of the Spanish American War in 1898 placed him in the public spotlight due to his activities with the Rough Riders in Cuba; 2. The assassination of President McKinley in 190, caused Roosevelt as the Vice President to become the president; and 3. The Russo-Japanese War placed him in the world's spotlight as…