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Assassination Of Lincoln

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Brief history of Lincoln's Assassination

Brief history of Lincoln's Assassination

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  • 1. The Assassination of President Lincoln
  • 2. Civil War ended April 9, 1865 Party in the North! Before the Assassination
  • 3. Our American Cousin April 14 President Lincoln and his wife Attended Ford’s Theater in Washington
  • 4. Act III Scene II
  • 5. Who Killed Lincoln?
  • 6. Hint: Not a relative of these guys
  • 7. John Wilkes Booth
  • 8. “ Sic Semper Tyrannis!”
  • 9. Meanwhile…
  • 10. Your name is Mudd
  • 11. Sad Day
  • 12. Death of Booth
  • 13. Conspirators
  • 14. Remembrance “ O Captain! My Captain! our fearful trip is done, The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear; the people all exulting. While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring; But O heart! heart! heart! the bleeding drops of red, Where on the deck my Captain lies, Fallen cold and dead.” ~Walt Whitman
  • 15. References
    • Garraty, John A. (1994). The Story of America . Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
    • High Def Disc News. National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets- Blu- Ray Disc Review. From http://www. highdefdiscnews .com/?p=792
    • Library of Congress (2002). Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. From http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/alhtml/alrintr.html
    • U.S. National Archives. Pictures of the Civil War. From http://www.archives.gov/research/civil-war/photos/