How high is Mount McKinley?

Answer Standing at 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley in Alaska, is the highest peak in North America. Its native name is Denali, which means "The great one." It is a popular destination for mountain climbers, w... Read More »

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When did McKinley get shot?

Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shot William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, on September 6, 1901. Doctors were unable to remove the bullet and McKinley died from infection on September ... Read More »

What is the Inuit name for Mount McKinley?

The Inuit name for Mt. McKinley in Alaska is Denali. In 1896, American explorer William Dickey named the mountain, the tallest point in North America, after then-President William McKinley, though ... Read More »

In what war did William McKinley serve?

President William McKinley served in the Civil War as a soldier in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He remained with the military through the end of the war, ultimately attaining the rank of brevet maj... Read More »

Who is Frederick Mckinley Jones?

Frederick McKinley Jones lived from 1893 to 1961 and was one of America's most prolific black inventors of his time. During his life, Jones held 61 patents, including 40 for refrigeration equipment... Read More »