President James Andrew Garfield

Miss Bender --- 4th Grade Social Studies

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In this lesson you will understand more about President Garfield and the struggles he came across in his life.

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(Write your answers in 3 sentences or more and make sure your answer contains 1 evidences from the reading.) This assignment is worth 30 points. 


1. First of all, head to this website and  read about his life before the presidency.

             Summarize his life before the presidency and how he gained influence. (5 pts)

             Do you think people respected Garfield? Why or why not? (5 pts)

2. Go back to the website above and read about his campaigns and elections.

             Was Garfield one of the candidates to start? (2 pts)

             How did he become a candidate? Why do you think that happened? (5 pts)

3.. Watch this video and answer the questions:

             Who shot the president and why did he do it? (5pts)

             Was the gunshot that Garfield received a fatal shot? (2 pts)

             Why was Garfield's death beneficial to the country? (5 pts)


In conclusion, President Garfield had quite an impact on our country's survival. He was a very influential man.