On this Date in McKinley History

Presidential Key Events

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William McKinley

06/10/1898: Roughly 600 U.S. Marines land at Guantanamo, Cuba.  Congress passes the War Revenue Act, which generated about $150 million of tax revenue a year from taxes levied on beer, tobacco, amusements, and some business transactions. President McKinley signs the bill on June 13.

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