Political Assassination: The Violent Side of American Political Life


Subject:
The United States Presidency , Assassinations and Assassination Attempts

Description:
This essay discusses the history and timing of political assassinations and assassination attempts in the U.S. The site notes that nine presidents have been the objects of assassination attempts, as have been one president-elect, three presidential candidates, eight governors, and many other political figures. "No other country with a population of over 50 million has had as high a number of political assassinations or attempted assassinations." From the University of Houston.

Creator:
Mintz, S.

Publisher:
University of Houston

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/historyonline/assassinations.cfm


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