William McKinley, 25th President of the United States

William McKinley Jr. was born on January 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio, the seventh child of William McKinley Sr. and Nancy (née Allison) McKinley. He was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote … Continue reading William McKinley, 25th President of the United States

Philippines (U.S. Territory) #396 (1935)

Insular Government of The Philippine Islands #396 (1935)

The Insular Government of the Philippine Islands was a territorial government of the United States of America created in 1901 in what is now the Republic of the Philippines. The name reflects the fact that it was a civilian administration under the authority of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, in contrast to the United States Military Government of the Philippine Islands that it replaced. The government … Continue reading Insular Government of The Philippine Islands #396 (1935)