The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln

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The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln

  1. 1. By James Hall
  2. 2. <ul><li>On February 12 th 1809. Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin county, Kentucky. To his parents, Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, two uneducated farmers. </li></ul><ul><li>Sadly, When Lincoln was nine his mother died. However soon after his Father remarried. </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham Started his political career early in 1830 at the young age of 23. </li></ul><ul><li>After 31 years of moving up in the political ranks. Abraham Lincoln had won the Prestigious title as the President of the USA </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Abraham Lincoln, later recognised as one of the most momentous presidents of the United States, led the North of the US in the greatest war America has ever faced. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>This therefore resulted in Lincoln gaining the unwanted hate of the Southern states. </li></ul><ul><li>After a success by leading the Northern states to Victory, the Civil war in America was over and a lot of southerners were infuriated with Lincoln, and Lincoln became a wanted man. </li></ul><ul><li>This lead up to the event of his assassination </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Good Friday, April 14 th 1865. Was not so good, as the 16 th President of the United States of America was horrifically murdered. </li></ul><ul><li>As Abraham was peacefully watching a play with his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln in the Ford’s Theatre. At around 10:15 pm he was shot by John Wilkes Booth at almost point blanK range. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>John Wilkes Booth, after shooting the President, jumped onto the stage, where he broke his leg landing. He hauled him self up where he yelled the words “Sic sempur tyrannis” which translate from Latin as “Thus always to Tyrants” </li></ul>
  7. 7. IN THIS TEMPLE AS IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE FOR WHOM HE SAVED THE UNION THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN IS ENSHRINED FOREVER

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