“John” notes that Booth’s family was a renowned acting dynasty at the time of the Civil War. Booth himself was an ardent supporter of slavery with a burning hatred for Abraham Lincoln (Britannica.com). “Assassination,” suggests that Booth’s hatred of Lincoln may have been caused in part Lincoln’s undemocratic practices. The President deemed censorship of speeches and newspapers necessary during the Civil War. Additionally, the President was able to suspend any writ of habeas corpus, which prevented trials from taking place (2009).
The reading of “Pericles’ Funeral Oration” and “The Plague” are situated perfectly in the story “History of the Peloponnesian War” by Thucydides. The setting of the “Pericles’ Funeral Oration” is at the end of the first year of war and the beginning of the plague. “Pericles’ Funeral Oration” is showing the customs of how Athenians buried their dead. “The Athenians, following their annual custom, gave a public funeral for those who had been the first to die in the war” (Thucydides, p. 143). Two days prior to the ceremony the bones of the fallen men were brought into a tent for the families and friends to pay respect.
He killed his family and quite a few harmless townspeople because he went insane, because why else would you kill harmless people? Ronald Gene Simmons was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 15th, 1940, to Loretta and William Simmons. Ronald’s father passed away on January 31st, 1943, just five months and a few days prior to his son's third birthday. His mother married not to long after to a man named William D. Griffen, who was a civil engineer for the U.S
He lived in the north during the civil War but but yet he still didn’t agree with Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln's assassination was not justified because he freed slaves and he was a great leader. Abraham Lincoln’s assassination was unjustified because he freed slaves. In 1863 Abraham makes his final proclamation frees slaves. At the end of the war he officially ended slavery in America.
On April 19, 1995, Timothy McVeigh detonated a bomb, killing 168 American citizens, in Oklahoma. It was the cruelest terrorist act ever conducted on American soil, and it stunned the nation. President Bill Clinton presents a speech following the terrorist attack to reassure his audience-- the frightened and affected American citizens-- they are not alone when it comes to the pain they feel and American will always be there to lean on through the use of the rhetorical devices: asyndeton, parallelism, and anaphora. In President Bill Clinton’s introduction of his speech, he conveys himself to be relatable emotionally to the alarmed Americans through the rhetorical device asyndeton to build a sense of trust. His wife, Hillary, and himself, “come as parents, as husband and wife, as people who were your neighbors for some of the best years of their lives,” (Clinton 1) to portray he is also a citizen of America, as the audience themselves.
Andrew Jackson was chosen for president for the smart decisions he made during the war. Andrew Jackson was to be thought to be a great leader for this country. However, some people didn’t think he made the right choices for the country. A person tried to assassinate him but failed and has misfired. Andrew Jackson went against the Supreme Court and did something that wasn’t in his command.
Abraham Lincoln, our 16th president of the United States, was our 1st president to get assassinated. He attending the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. before he was shot in the back of his head by the well known theatre actor John Wilkes. Even Though, John was from the south and supported them throughout the war that doesn’t justify him shooting and killing Lincoln. This is not justified because, Lincoln was a big factor in the South surrendering and losing the war, which soon engaged the emancipation proclamation which freed all slaves in america. Being born in Maryland John was a huge slave supporter.
JFK’s body laid in the East room of the White House for 24 hours before being taken by a horse drawn wagon to Arlington National Cemetery where his grave has an eternal candle. Political representatives form 90 countries attended his funeral. The presidents death today, still causes sadness when talked
A note containing a series of numbers was found in the hotel room where the Las Vegas massacre was fired, investigators believe that those numbers helped the gunman to make his shots more precise. These numbers included the distance between the height of the room and the concert. It still has not been possible to determine what caused Paddock to carry out the shooting. Vice President Mike Pence showed up at a prayer service in Las Vegas on Saturday to remind victims of the attack. He said that the memory of the victims of the massacre would be engraved in the hearts of the Americans.
Booth assassinated president Lincoln t at Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C in 1864. The 16th president was assassinated for doing his job. The assassination was unjust because he was so great to his country. By preserving the union during the civil war. Which eventually led to the freeing of the slaves ; the Emancipation Proclamation.
As the two planes hit the north and south tower in NY, a plane attempted to hit the Pentagon in DC, the result of the terrorists actions that day were that many families lost loved ones (9/11 Facts). The terrorists piloted the first plane into the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 A.M, the second plane struck the south South Tower 17 minutes later (9/11 facts). More than 400 police officers and
Late on a April night in 1865, the unthinkable became true. America’s president had been assassinated. In 1865, a lot changed for Americans who were in love with their president after president Lincoln was shot. There are many conspiracy theories questioning who was involved, for what reasons, and the bigger reason the assassination was planed. The fate of those responsible will also be examined.
According to some, John Lennon 's assassination was considered just as devastating as the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy (Feeney 1). John Lennon use to be a member of the very popular and impactful band, the Beatles. Most considered Lennon the intellectual and outspoken Beatle and this resulted in hate from some people (History.com 1). Days before the shooting, Chapman told his wife he had been obsessed with killing Lennon. He showed her the gun and bullets, but she did not tell the police what Chapman planned on doing.