Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln 's Assassination Essay

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Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln I am doing my research paper on the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. I am going to tell you a little bit why and how the President was assassinated was it because of his goodness or was it because he tried to abolish slavery. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by a man named “John Wilkes Booth”. Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States and the president had a wife and one son their names are Mary Todd Lincoln and Robert Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on “April 14, 1865” in Washington at a play called Our “American Cousin”. Lincoln and his wife were sitting in a box circle and they were watching the play. “John Wilkes Booth” was an “Actor” in the play so when Booth heard laughter from the audience he grabbed his knife in his left hand and his gun in his right hand. After Booth’s part was over in the play he slipped up to the box circle where Lincoln and his wife was sitting and he was peeking through a boring spyhole in the door that he had set up earlier that day then Booth aimed his tiny “Derringer” at the back of Lincoln’s head and squeezed the trigger shooting president Lincoln behind his left ear. Lincoln was assassinated on “April 14, 1865”. After Lincoln was shot he was carried across the street to a private home where he did the next morning at 7:22 A.M. on April 15, 1865. After Lincoln died they laid him across a table so the doctor could examine where through bullets went through…

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