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    the great Abraham Lincoln occurred at Ford 's Theater; and forever changed the course of American history. The events of Lincoln 's assassination have since been surrounded by continuous mystery, and endless possible conspiracies; but one fact that is without doubt is the identity of the cold, steel killing device that mercilessly took the great leader from his loving people far too soon. On that notorious night in April, John Wilkes Booth brandished a walnut handled .44 caliber Philadelphia derringer single shot pistol; and delivered what would result in being…

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    important in and of themselves, but also because of the story they tell.” (Silverman). Our society should remember the Derringer Pistol because the story behind it is significant. The Derringer Pistol has a personal story that is important, the inventor and the gun itself is interesting, also it had a major event in history which changed how people see it today. This gun has a compelling personal story. It’s not my gun, but it is my dad’s gun that he got back in 2011. He never shot it; and it…

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    Jake rounded the corner by the General Store and squinted, facing into the dust. He looked toward the Wild Stallion Saloon, his hand tense on the reins. Would he ever see Kat again—tell her he loved her? Pointing his Colt at Rodriguez, he tightened his legs against Red’s sides, and the horse broke into a trot. Rodriguez thrust his heels against his horse’s hide. The animal dug its hooves into the dirt and burst forward. Both men fired. Jake’s shots landed wide, one hitting his enemy’s horse.…

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    Chasing Lincoln’s Killer It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Abraham Lincoln, the President of the United States. John Wilkes Booth aimed a Derringer pistol and shot once shooting Lincoln in the head at Ford Theatre while watching a play he didn't die at first he was carried to a nearby “safehouse.” He was accompanied by his wife Mary and two of their friends Henry Rathborne and his girlfriend Clara Harris. It seems mr.booth was an actor who was angry at the fall of the…

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    started on his tenth birthday. On his tenth birthday, he received a frame with an engraving of Booth’s Derringer pistol and an April 15, 1865 “Chicago Tribune” clipping. The person who gave him these peculiar gifts was his grandmother, Elizabeth who is a veteran of Chicago's legendary tabloid newspaper scene. As a kid, Swanson admired the late historian John Hope Franklin. This late historian was an influential figure responsible for introducing the African-American experience into mainstream…

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    and there was also a male Hispanic involved. Dispatch related more information that there was a vehicle involved that possibly ran over one of the male subjects. Ofc. Rangel #203 located a male black and male Hispanic in front of 2414 S 57th Ave. with the firearm (see supplement). I took three (3) photographs of the firearm, which was located in the front lawn of 2414 S 57th Avenue. The male Hispanic was laying on the front lawn next to the firearm, he was later identified as (Martinez, Saul…

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    On April 15, 1865, John Booth decided that Lincoln had to die. So Booth snuck into Ford Theatre and found his way up to the balcony Lincoln was seated. At 10:15pm Booth took his .44 caliber single-shot derringer and shot Lincoln in the back of the head. Booth jumped off the balcony, breaking his leg in the process, and yelled Virginia’s motto. Lincoln was one of the most amazing presidents ever known. He was the one who stopped slavery and saved the enslave men, women, and many children. I…

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    “President Lincoln was attending a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater, with his wife Mary Todd Lincoln.” John Wilkes Booth made his way to the balcony where President Lincoln was with his wife and an officer named Major Henry R. Rathbone (“Lincoln Papers”). John Wilkes Booth aimed his .44-caliber derringer at the back of Lincoln’s head. Major Henry R. Rathbone tried to capture Booth, but Booth slashed Rathbone’s arm and then jumped off the balcony. After jumping off the…

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    Robert E Lee had surrendered the largest confederate army the war was over and there was no need for troops. Booth thought he was doing a prayer for the south and that he would get recognised as a hero but instead the confederacy apologise for the act. Lincoln had not been feeling good for a while before the morning of his assassination but the morning of his assassination he felt great and was enjoying his day(Lincoln's Secret Killer). Lincoln had taken his wife, Henry Rathbone, and…

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    Last night on April 14, 1865 President Abraham Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, a famous actor and Confederate advocate shot our nation's President. This occurred at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. John Wilkes Booth has planned many attempts to assassinate the President. Booth was a Maryland native born in 1838. At 10:15 Booth slipped into the President’s box and shot him in the back of the head with a .44 caliber single shot derringer after puncturing Henry Rathbone a young army…

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