This biography introduces readers to William McKinley including his early political and key events from McKinley's administration including the Spanish-American War, the expansion of US territory to include the Hawaiian Islands, and his assassination by Leon F. Czolgosz. Information about his childhood, family, and personal life is included. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars provide additional information. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.