114344_lincoln-paper - The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Student Name Course Name and Number Teachers Name Date Introduction Abraham Lincoln the 16th

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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Student Name: Course Name and Number: Teachers Name: Date: Introduction Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of United States of America, was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. John Wilkes Booth believed that by killing Abraham Lincoln, they would cause disorder in the Federal Administration of the government, hence helping the South in its system of administration. Though, “Booth succeeded in killing the South’s greatest chance of
2 redemption,” 1 by assassinating the person who determinedly endeavored to restore liberty, leniency, and to reinstate appropriate practical governance to the region in the South of the country. His good conducts and deeds assisted in uniting the nation. John Wilkes Booth strategic plot Abraham Lincoln’s assassin known as John Wilkes Booth original homeland was in Maryland and was born in the year 1863; he later stayed in the North at the time of Civil Warfare. When the war entered the last phases, Booth, and some of his friends conspired to abduct President Abraham Lincoln and confine him, but Abraham Lincoln never turned up at the predicament where Booth and his conspirators had waited to ambush. 2 Three weeks later, Richmond city was captured by the Union forces of the government. In April, the military in the South closely collapsed, and Booth arched an eager plan to rescue the Confederacy of the South. Realizing that Lincoln was to visit Laura Keene’s commended presentation of “Our American Cousin” at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C, Booth made a resolute to take action promptly. By killing Abraham Lincoln the president and two of his potential successors, Booth, and his conspirators anticipated to disorder U.S. government After four years of struggle, fighting and bloodshed between the North and the Union military Confederates, General Commander Robert E. Lee ultimately surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant. Lincoln delivered a speech at the White House a few days later after the defeat of Commander Robert E.Lee. Lincoln confirmed his targets to vie for the second term and offered elective freedom to the blacks in the country. Though numerous people came in support of Abraham Lincoln, several displayed evil objectives in their mind. Lincoln’s campaign towards 1 Marinelli, Deborah, The assassination of Abraham Lincoln . (New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 2002), 97 2 Burgan, Michael, The assassination of Abraham Lincoln . (Minneapolis, Minn: Compass Point Books, 2005), 123
3 eradicating slavery and accepting blacks in an equal manner offended Booth.

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