The assassination of Lincoln - THE ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN BY CHANDLER JEFFCOAT BACK STORY During this time was the Civil war Tried by war decided by

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THE ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN BY CHANDLER JEFFCOAT
BACK STORY During this time was the Civil war “Tried by war decided by victory” This quote was given by Lincoln War ran longer than previously thought Lincoln’s reelection allowed him to finish war This sparked the beginning of his end.
PREVIOUS BACK STORY CONTINUED Booth had previously tried to kidnap Lincoln Booth recruited 6 conspirators. Samuel Arnold, George Atzerodt, Michael O’Laughlen David Herold, Lewis Powell, and John Surratt There were going to kidnap him at a play “Still Waters Run Deep” but he didn’t attend
BEFORE THE ASSASSINATION Lincoln already knew he was dead. Had dreams of death for 3 days. Saw his own funeral in dream Knew he would die at play. Left the house against bodyguard’s will Said “goodbye” instead of “goodnight”
DURING THE NIGHT OF THE ASSASSINATION The assassination took place April 15, 1965 James Wilkes Booth killed Lincoln It was very easy to accomplish It was also very easy to flee The body guard was not there. On break Lincoln died shortly afterwards.
THE THEATER
LINCOLN BEFORE DEATH
AFTER THE ASSASSINATION Booth’s plan did not go as he hoped He believed he would be praised.

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