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The history of America’s presidents is fascinating. Donald Trump is the 45th president, and not many countries have had a lot of presidents since they were founded. But do you know 10 of those presidents were seen as nefarious individuals by some people, who were willing to die while attempting to shoot them? Six of the presidents made it out alive, but the remaining four were never lucky enough. Here are four US presidents who were assassinated and left many Americans with questions about the safety of their presidents.

Abraham Lincoln

According to Ask Opinion, despite his fame and being a noted figure, Lincoln was a politician whose political decisions didn’t please some people.

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On April 14, 1885, while at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. watching the play “Our American Cousin,” with his wife Mary and two others, he was shot in the back of the head by John Wilkes Booth. It was reported that Booth was a Confederate sympathizer. The Civil War had come to an end five days earlier with General Robert E. Lee surrendering. It was the second attempt. The first attempt on him was eight months before when Lincoln heard a gunshot before his hat fell off. Rathbone tried to stop Booth from escaping, but he was stabbed in the chest. President Lincoln died the following morning.

James A. Garfield

According to History Things, President James A. Garfield had served as the president for just four months when he was shot on July 2, 1881, by Charles Guiteau in Washington D.C.

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Charles had been stalking the president for about a month, and when he got him, he shot him in the arm and the back. Garfield didn’t die there, but the wounds caused infections which claimed the president’s life 11 weeks after the tragic event. It was reported that Charles was angry because the president didn’t appoint him to the office he desired. Guiteau was #Sentenced To Death and was hanged in 1882.

William McKinley

William was social and wanted to be publicly available. According to Thought Co, he was at the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York meeting people on September 6, 1901, but his secretary George B. Cortelyou had a bad feeling. He had tried to cancel the event twice, but the president changed it back again. He was shaking hands with the self-proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz when the man pulled out a gun and shot the president twice. He didn’t die instantly but seven days later on September 14, 1901. Leon was sentenced to death and was executed by electric chair on October 29, 1901.

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John F. Kennedy

According to Ask Opinion, President Kennedy was shot dead on November 22, 1963, by Lee Harvey Oswald as he was riding through Dallas with his motorcade seated in his convertible. He was with his wife Jackie and John Connally the #Governor Of Texas. The bullets went through his neck, and he was pronounced dead 30 minutes later. The governor of Texas was also injured, but he survived. The sniper was arrested but was killed by Jack Ruby before his trial. Oswald’s murder left people confused, and it’s the reason why mystery shrouds Kennedy's death. #James A Garfield