President Lincoln AssassinationIntroductionThe killing of President Lincoln was one of the last occurrences in the American Civil War. He was shot while enjoying a play at Ford’s Theatre. He was pronounced dead early the following morning. John Booth the actor and Confederate supporter who killed President Lincoln, had also plotted to kill the Vice president Andrew Johnson, and the Secretary of State, William Seward. Booth yearned for creating disorder and overthrowing the Northern regime. Indeed, Abraham Lincoln was the first president of the US to be assassinated. In general, the paper examines the assassination of Abraham Lincoln as the president of the United States while reflecting on its effects. President Lincoln’s AssassinationThe death of President Lincoln was surrounded by a lot of complication. Lincoln had a mind of uniting America which at the moment was a divided nation. The dreams that Lincoln hadtowards his people was great that according to different scholars who have knowledge about what surrounded his death argue that this mission of uniting America as a nation was the reason why he was killed1. They rely on the fact that after Lincoln accepting the plea of the confederate, General Robert E, Lee, it is when he was murdered meaning that this action of accepting the pleaangered some who were murderers. They then planned for the killing of President Lincoln. 1Papaioannou, H. I., & Stowell, D. W. (2013). Dr. Charles A. Leale's Report on the Assassinationof Abraham Lincoln. Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, 34(1), 40-53.