James A. Garfield

James A. Garfield was the 20th President of the United States. He is best known for being assassinated while in office.

The Life of James A. Garfield
Traces his life as a teacher, lawyer, soldier, Congressman and (briefly) President.

White House Biography
This site is FILLED with excellent details about this president.

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

James A. Garfield: from the Internet Public Library
Good, solid presentation of the life and words of the man, from your friends at PBS

Garfield National Historic Site
Find out more about his life before he was president.

The Assassination of James A. Garfield
He did not live to see the end of his term.

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