Video Pres Sum - Christopher J Stone HIUS 221-D18 John Wilkes Booth in Assassin in the Spotlight(A&E Television Networks 45 mins John Wilkes Booth had a

Video Pres Sum - Christopher J Stone HIUS 221-D18 John...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 4 pages.

Christopher J. Stone11/21/2015HIUS 221-D18“John Wilkes Booth,” in Assassin in the Spotlight(A&E Television Networks), 45 mins.John Wilkes Booth had a deep hatred for president Abraham Lincoln. His opposing political beliefs led him to believe that on the day of April 14th, 1865 he would become America’smost famous patriot by assassinating a tyrant. His anger towards Lincoln was so great that after committing the horrible crime, he jumped from the balcony seating to the stage area shouting “Thus always to tyrants”. His view for America did not correlate with the Union’s views for the direction the country should be heading. Known as the passionate brother of 10, he was a very contradicting man. As one of the greatest actors in the country, he won the hearts of women and men alike because of his charm and handsome looks. He felt strongly about his acting, his family, and his country. Booth was very considerate towards children, treated women kindly, and

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture