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  1. says:

    A wonderful succinct history of Progressive Era focusing on how the assassination of McKinley shaped Progressivism Rauchway treats TR kindly th

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    This one is a muddle Overlooking the evident sympathy of the author for a cold blooded killer we have a narrative that rambles on three fronts The book does not compelling explain the rise of Progressivism the p

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    The central theme of this book is the assassination William McKinley The author details the events around the shootingthe capture of the assassin and subseuent trial and execution The author gives a biography of Czolgosz wh

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    This book is about an Era rather than the crime Rauchway does talk about the trial and what a sham it was He discusses the legal defin

  5. says:

    Whew Excellent account of McKinley's assassination and the incredible impact it had on American history since i

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    According to this author there is a connection between the assassination of President McKinley and the growth of

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    Educational look at the murder of president McKinley It discusses the political beliefs of the time the killer Theodore Roosevelt and a few other people Their experiences are loosely tied together to provide an interesting look at the time period of 1898 to 1912 Progressive movement based on new psychological research showing environments mold people – activists thought if they could change others’ environment and

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    Have you ever read a 700 page book and thought “Wow That went fast” Yea this is the opposite of that This book is thin gruel that hangs a

  9. says:

    A very interesting concept that failed to deliver Not a good book

  10. says:

    This is a really excellent book Taking a little remembered assassination of a forgotten president Rauchway reveals a complex moment that transfo

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review ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Eric Rauchway

Murdering McKinley The Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America

Rampant A wild eyed foreign anarchist with an unpronounceable name had killed the commander in chief Eric Rauchway's brilliant Murdering McKinley restages Leon Czo. This book is about an Era rather than the crime Rauchway does talk about the trial and what a sham it was He discusses the legal definition of insanity and how it effected the trial But he focuses on the forces that were conferging in that period Roosevelt s drive for social reform and McKinley s support of big business There are certain parts of it that are very relivant for today s relationship between big business and congress and the president Overall it was interesting but toward the end it got weak from overanalysis I would recommed this to anyone who is interested in social movements and reform

summary Murdering McKinley The Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America

Lgosz's hastily conducted trial and then traverses America with Dr Vernon Briggs a Boston alienist who sets out to discover why Czolgosz rose up to kill his preside. Have you ever read a 700 page book and thought Wow That went fast Yea this is the opposite of that This book is thin gruel that hangs a paper thin theory around a murder It goes off in multiple directions and never really comes together

review ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Eric Rauchway

When President William McKinley was murdered at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo New York on September 6 1901 Americans were bereaved and frightened Rumor ran. The central theme of this book is the assassination William McKinley The author details the events around the shootingthe capture of the assassin and subseuent trial and execution The author gives a biography of Czolgosz which is taken mostly from the research done by an alienist named Briggs who was trying to diagnose whether Czolcosz was insaneHowever that story is only a portion of the book s content The author describes America at the time period and all the factors working in society Labor strifeindustrialization immigration and the rise of the progressive movement are all woven into the book Add to all these scenarios the rise of Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency and how he blended all these strains into a fairly coherent fabricA last aspect covered in the book was the development of psychology as a science Doctors in this field were called alienists at this time There was controversy over the causes and treatment of insanity The assassin was studied and his mental condition was argued over whether he was sane or not This book gives the reader a fascinating picture of this period in history

  • Paperback
  • 272
  • Murdering McKinley The Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America
  • Eric Rauchway
  • English
  • 13 August 2019
  • 9780809016389

About the Author: Eric Rauchway

Eric Rauchway is an American historian and professor at the University of California Davis Rauchway's scholarship focuses on modern US political social and economic history particularly the Progressive Era and the New Deal