Sentence Examples


  • JAMES ABRAM GARFIELD (1831-1881), twentieth president of the United States, was born on the 19th of November 1831 in a log cabin in the little frontier town of Orange, Cuyahoga county, Ohio.
  • During some months young Garfield served as bowsman, deck-hand and driver of a canal boat.
  • When the "cotton states" seceded, Garfield appeared as a warm supporter of vigorous.
  • Garfield himself was accused of corruption in connexion with the Credit Mobilier scandal, but the charge was never proved.
  • In 1876 Garfield for the eighth time was chosen to represent his district; and afterwards as one of the two representatives of the Republicans in the House, he was a member of the Electoral Commission which decided the dispute regarding the presidential election of 1876.