Abraham Lincoln Research Paper

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INTRODUCTION Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America. His Presidential term was from March 4th, 1861 to April 15, 1865 when he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth around 10pm April 14th, 1865 at Ford’s Theater. John wilkes booth was a confederate sympathizer who execrated the idea of no slavery in the United States.
The Beginning of His Life Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in Hodengevile, Kentucky. Lincoln’s school work was very defined to three little terms in local schools, as he had to to work to help provide for his family. Lincoln was a self taught lawyer, legislator, and vocal opponent of slavery. Lincoln was proved to be a wise military strategist and sharp leader. Later in his life,
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In which he added quotes from the Gospel stating his belief that “this government cannot endure, permanently, half slave and half free.”. Lincoln then faced off against Douglas in a series of very famous debates; though he lost to Senate, Lincoln's performance made his reputation nationally. Lincoln was finally elected president on November 6th, 1860.
Death
After 10pm on April 14th, 1865, Abraham Lincoln was shot to death at Ford’s Theater by John Wilkes Booth. After he shot the president, he jumped down from the President's box in Ford’s Theater. Booth landed on the stage severely injuring his leg and saying, “Sic Semper Tyrannis! (Ever thus to they Tyrants) The South is avenged!” Booth ran away after those words. The police couldn't catch up to him when he was running. Booth was on the run for 12 days after the shooting.
The Guards Protecting Lincoln's Booth There are many different conspiracies that have to deal with the guard that was “protecting” Abraham Lincoln’s booth. Let me explain a few. One of the conspiracies I think that is true is that I believe that the guard is part of the conspiracy to kill Lincoln. To back this up I found some information that includes that the guard left Lincolns booth exactly 10 minutes before Booth came and shot Lincoln to death. No one knows if the guard ever came back to Ford’s Theater that
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