From Canal Boy to President; Or, the Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield
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From Canal Boy to President; Or, the Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield

By Horatio Alger
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Table of Contents
  • From Canal Boy to President
  • or the Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield
  • General Preface.
  • Preface.
  • Contents
  • The Boyhood And Manhood Of James A. Garfield.
  • Chapter I.—The First Pair Of Shoes.
  • Chapter II—Growing In Wisdom And Stature.
  • Chapter III—In Quest Of Fortune.
  • Chapter IV—On The Tow-Path.
  • Chapter V—An Important Conversation.
  • Chapter VI—James Leaves The Canal.
  • Chapter VII—The Choice Of A Vocation
  • Chapter VIII—Geauga Seminary.
  • Chapter IX—Ways And Means.
  • Chapter X—A Cousin's Reminiscences.
  • Chapter XI—Ledge Hill School
  • Chapter XII—Who Shall Be Master?
  • Chapter XIII—Ames Leaves Geauga Seminary
  • Chapter XIV—At Hiram Institute.
  • Chapter XV—Three Busy Years.
  • Chapter XVI—Entering Williams College.
  • Chapter XVII—Life In College.
  • Chapter XVIII—The Canal-Boy Becomes A College President.
  • Chapter XIX—Garfield As A College President.
  • Chapter XX—Garfield Becomes A State Senator.
  • Chapter XXI—A Difficult Duty.
  • Chapter XXII—John Jordan's Dangerous Journey.
  • Chapter XXIII—Garfield's Bold Strategy.
  • Chapter XXIV—The Battle Of Middle Creek.
  • Chapter XXV—The Perilous Trip Up The Big Sandy.
  • Chapter XXVI—The Canal-Boy Becomes A Congressman.
  • Chapter XXVII—Garfield's Course In Congress.
  • Chapter XXVIII—The Man For The Hour.
  • Chapter XXIX—Garfield As A Lawyer.
  • Chapter XXX—The Scholar In Politics.
  • Chapter XXXI—The Tributes Of Friends.
  • Chapter XXXII—From Canal-Boy To President.
  • Chapter XXXIII—The New Administration.
  • Chapter XXXIV—The Tragic End.
  • Chapter XXXV—Mr. Depew's Estimate Of Garfield.
  • Chapter XXXVI—The Lessons Of His Life.
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