American Presidents: Life Portrait Exhibit
4-8 Grade Student Activity
James A. Garfield
Meet the 20th president!
President Garfield was shot in 1881. Alexander Graham Bell was brought in by doctors to help locate the bullet. Bell used his newly invented ___________ ________________ to try and locate the bullet.
Look at the picture of the James Garfield with
his daughter. How old does she look in the picture?
How old was she when her father was president? What are the benefits of
a child living in the White House? What sacrifices do
you think children of presidents have had to make?