American Presidents: Life Portrait Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity
James A. Garfield
Meet the 20th president!
James Garfield spent his free time reading ___________ adventures.
Look at the picture of the White House draped in mourning after the
assassination of President Garfield. Garfield was shot at a Washington train station. How are presidents protected today? What skills and character traits do the people who protect the president of the United States need to possess? Why? Would bravery be on your list? Why or why not?