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  1. 1. Created By: Rigden, Sam, Tobin, and Alejandro<br />Civil War Dinner Party<br />
  2. 2. Fredrick Douglas<br />Party Invitations<br />Harriet Tubman<br />Henry Clay*<br />John Wilkes Booth**<br />Abraham Lincoln<br />Robert E. Lee<br />Thomas Jackson*<br />U.S Grant<br />Benjamin Prentiss*<br />Richard Gatling<br />Henry Fleming<br />
  3. 3. You are now Formally invited to our “ Civil War “ Dinner party!Date: April 14th, 1865Time: 8:00 PmPlace: Ford’s Theatre We will be entertained to the play Our American Cousin<br />YOU’RE INVITED <br />
  4. 4. Our Party theme will be “Peace” to celebrate the unity of the United States. There will be some of the most important people in the war. Both Union and Confederate, but both are American. President Lincoln will be joining us as well. This is one night you don’t want to miss.<br /> Theme for the Party<br />
  5. 5. For an appetizer we will eat venison. The main course will be stew with gravy, onions, potatoes, and lamb with slices of bread. For dessert we will have chocolate covered strawberries. For drinks we have water and Coca-Cola. All this shall be prepared by some of the best chefs in the world including; Samuel Macchiato Mixon and Rigden Bob Wienken. <br />Food<br />
  6. 6. Fredrick Douglass<br />Fredrick Douglass was one of the major figures in the abolitionist movement. He was a great speaker, an advisor to Lincoln during the civil war, and a newspaper writer. He was one of the first great black speakers and fought for equality to all men.<br />
  7. 7. Ulysses S. Grant<br />Ulysses S Grant, started his military career by leading a small volunteer military unit. He quickly rose to the rank of General-in-Charge and on April 9, 1865 he defeated the confederate forces at Appomattox courthouse. Then in 1868 he was elected president of the united states.<br />
  8. 8. Richard Gatling<br />Richard Gatling was a well know inventor, with inventions including the Screw Propeller, the Rice-Sowing machine and many others. But his most famous invention was the Gatling Gun. The United States purchased these guns for the Civil War in 1865, but few were used. They were continued to be used by the U.S. until 1911. Richard Gatling died in 1903 at the age of 85.<br />
  9. 9. Abraham Lincoln grew up a boy in Illinois. He grew up in a poor family and became self-educated. He became a lawyer and an Illinois State Legislator. He also became a one-term member of the House of Representatives. He was president during the Civil War and was famous for freeing the slaves.<br />Abraham Lincoln<br />
  10. 10. Thomas Jackson was one of the best Confederate Generals during the Civil War. In fact he was second to General Lee. During the Battle of Chancellorsville he was accidently shot by Confederate pickets. He survived but lost an arm in the process. He died 8 days later from pneumonia.<br />Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson<br />
  11. 11. I’m sure the general would’ve thanked your first of all for the invitation. However you must know that he will most definitely know who sent out these letters but General Jackson’s been dead for nearly 2 years now. But don’t feel sad he lived to be 39,a fair age to live.<br />From Debby, the Post Office Secretary<br />Thomas Jackson RSVP<br />
  12. 12. Harriet Tubman was an African –American abolitionist, and a Union spy during the civil war. She freed dozens of slaves through the Underground Railroad. She also served for women’s suffrage. She suffered throughout her life with brain trauma. Not one that crippled her, but gave her seizures, headaches, and powerful dream activity.<br />Harriet Tubman<br />
  13. 13. Benjamin Prentiss<br />Union Major General Benjamin Prentiss organized a volunteer company from his home town and was appointed Colonel of the 7th Illinois regiment. He later got promoted to Brigadier General and was relocated to southern Missouri. He was taken prisoner on the first day of the Battle of Shilo , along with the rest of his company. He was later released in October 1862, and continued his military career until he resigned in October 1863.<br />
  14. 14. Thank you for this invitation to your party. It warms my heart that you would invite a veteran like me to you dinner. I regret to inform you I am unable to attend. I have to continue to look after my family and my wife would kill me if I left them.<br />.FromBenjamin Prentiss<br />Benjamin Prentiss RSVP<br />
  15. 15. Henry Clay was a statesman who represented Kentucky. He served as Speaker of the House and Secretary of State. He was against having slavery intertwined with politics. He was for improving the infrastructure of the US.<br />Henry Clay<br />
  16. 16. Um, hello. Thank you for sending this invitation but you should really check who sent these letters out. Mr. Clay has been dead for over a decade. I’m sure he would have loved to come the dinner but he obviously can’t.<br />From Debby, the Post Office Secretary<br />Henry Clay RSVP<br />
  17. 17. Henry Fleming is the protagonist from Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage. He is a young boy who signed up for the army. He imagined the glories of coming home a war hero and he wanted that. He realizes though that war is not what he thought it was. In the end though he has changed immensely. <br />Henry Fleming<br />
  18. 18. Robert E. Lee was the main general for the Confederate Army. He is a graduate form West Point and a skilled officer. He was invited to lead the Union forces but refused saying he could not fight against his home state.<br />Robert E. Lee<br />
  19. 19. John Booth was an American stage actor. He is infamous for assassinating President Lincoln in Ford’s Theater. He was against abolitionist movements which led him to be angry at giving slaves their basic rights. Of the conspiracy involving Lincoln, he was the only one who fully carried out the plan. One of his famous lines was “Sic temper tyrannis.”<br />John Wilkes Booth<br />
  20. 20. Seating Chart<br />Harriet Tubman/ Henry Fleming/ Robert E. Lee<br />John Wilkes Booth<br />Abraham Lincoln<br />Richard Gatling/ Fredrick Douglas/Ulysses S. Grant<br />
  21. 21. *Tobin walks in*<br />Tobin: Hello, my name is Tobin I’ll be your waiter tonight. What would you like to drink tonight?<br />Lincoln: I would like a glass of your finest wine, please.<br />Tobin: Yes Mr. President, anything for you Mrs. Tubman?<br />Tubman: A glass of Iced Tea.<br />Tobin: Anyone else?<br />Douglas: Champagne.<br />Lee: I also want champagne.<br />Gatling: Coca-Cola Please<br />Grant and Booth: Coca-Cola .<br />Henry: Um, I guess I’ll have water.Tobin: Ok, thank you. *Walks off*Lincoln: Well welcome everyone, If you could introduce yourselves to the rest of the table that would be great. Grant: Well I’m the General who won this war. I’m the best in the military this country has.Lee: Oh really? * said coldly* Then why did the Union come asking me to lead them first?<br />Dinner Conversation<br />
  22. 22. Tubman: Come on now can’t we get along? We’re having a nice dinner tonight and fighting won’t be good for any of us right now. So relax.Booth: Well Ms. Tubman,* narrows eyes* surprised to see you here. Last I heard you smuggled another dozen slaves to Canada.Tubman:*stoic face* Rumors are rumors and you’ve no proof.* Brightens up* Ah, our waiter’s back.Tobin: Here are your drinks-*sets down tray*- and the main course is on its way. Gatling:*nervous look* thank you Tobin. Uh, so how’s everyone tonight? Henry? I’m sure we would like to hear about you.Henry: Well I fought at Gettysburg, and was a pretty decent soldier in my regiment. However enough about me, Mr. Gatling, why don’t you tell everyone about that Gatling Gun you showed me just now?Gatling:*surprised* Well, um, you see it has many qualities tha-*CRASH** everyone stands up*Tobin: W-woops.* stands up* Oh great, I can’t believed I tripped. I ruined Dinner! Rigden and Sam are going to be furious.Tubman: its ok Tobin we all make mistakes.Lee: But I’m hungry now!<br />Con.<br />
  23. 23. Douglas: Lee I don’t think now’s a time to complain.*helps clear broken china*Grant: Hah! Rude and ignorant: Southerners amaze me.Lee: That’s it. * grabs nearest can of coke and shakes* take this * coke spills all over Grant*Grant: Well * wiping away the drink* if it’s war you want it’s war you get. HENRY fire when ready!Henry: Y-yes sir *shoots 3 cans of coke on Lee but one hits Tubman*Tubman: CHILD! * gets nearest can and fires changes directions hits Gatling**And of course it all becomes everyone squirting soda over everyone**BANG**Everyone stops, Booth holds a gun, Lincoln on the other end.*Booth: Sic temper tyrannis* Runs out the door*<br />Con.<br />