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James A. Garfield the Teacher, Major General, Lawyer, Politician, and President

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Meet James A. Garfield, the brilliant scholar who rose to the rank of Major General and became the 20th U.S. President. Born in Ohio in 1831, Garfield was a true prodigy who became a teacher at only 17 years old. He later pursued law and served in the Union army during the Civil War, where …

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