The assassination of Lincoln - THE ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN...

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THEASSASSINATION OFLINCOLNBY CHANDLER JEFFCOAT
BACK STORYDuring this time was the Civil war“Tried by war decided by victory”This quote was given by LincolnWar ran longer than previously thoughtLincoln’s reelection allowed him to finish warThis sparked the beginning of his end.
PREVIOUS BACK STORY CONTINUEDBooth had previously tried to kidnap LincolnBooth recruited 6 conspirators.Samuel Arnold, George Atzerodt, Michael O’LaughlenDavid Herold, Lewis Powell, and John SurrattThere were going to kidnap him at a play“Still Waters Run Deep” but he didn’t attend
BEFORE THE ASSASSINATIONLincoln already knew he was dead.Had dreams of death for 3 days.Saw his own funeral in dreamKnew he would die at play.Left the house against bodyguard’s willSaid “goodbye” instead of “goodnight”
DURING THE NIGHT OF THE ASSASSINATIONThe assassination took place April 15, 1965James Wilkes Booth killed LincolnIt was very easy to accomplishIt was also very easy to fleeThe body guard was not there. On breakLincoln died shortly afterwards.
THE THEATER
LINCOLN BEFORE DEATH
AFTER THE ASSASSINATIONBooth’s plan did not go as he hopedHe believed he would be praised.

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Term
Fall
Professor
NathanCaplin
Tags
Civil War, John Wilkes Booth, William H Seward, James Wilkes Booth

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