Obviously John Wilkes Booth’s mission was to Kidnap or assassinate lincoln. While Lincoln and the american government were trying to rebuild the union and our country. They were also trying to free the slaves. While the Conspirators were trying to tear apart the American Government. There are many tough parts to the book but obviously the worst one would easily be when Abraham Lincoln was shot in the back of the head by John Wilkes Booth.
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.
William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, the main character; Macbeth, is seen as an evil character. The play is based off of Macbeth’s decisions and his actions to become King. In the beginning Macbeth starts out as a hero in Scotland’s war with Ireland and towards the end he is transformed into a murderer. Macbeth is not wholly evil because of is heroism in the war, his love for Scotland, and because he didn’t want to kill King Duncan initially. Macbeth was brain washed by his wife and tricked into killing the King.
"Honest Abe" is not all that Americans think. Sources state that Abraham Lincoln was assassinated because of the money he printed debt-free ("Whiteout Press"). But the real reason John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln was because Lincoln suspended writ of habeas corpus, arrested people that spoke out against him and oversaw concentration two camps. Abraham Lincoln 's assassination is directly correlated to him being a war criminal ("Southern Sentinel").
The second element of a tragic hero is that they are suffering or will suffer a catastrophe during the course of the play. Brutus’s catastrophe is that formed an alliance with the conspirators and agreed to assassinate Caesar since he believed he would be doing it for the right reasons like to protect the freedom of Rome but the other conspirators assassinated Caesar for their own personal gain. “…Countrymen, my heart doth joy that yet in all my life I found no man that was true to me” (V.V. 34-35). The third element of a tragic hero is that they have a fatal flaw in some way or another. Brutus’s fatal flaw
Bold. Loyal. Heroic. Because, Julius Caesar had evil intentions for his country of Rome, Brutus kills his best friend for the sake of his country. Even at Julius Caesar’s funeral, he shows respect to him, but shows the citizens his actions were for their own safety.
As a result, on April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth entered the Ford’s Theatre and purposefully killed Abraham Lincoln that evening. “And he probably wondered whether other guests in the box were the type who pose a threat to his plans. It didn’t matter, really; no one was going to stop him from going through with it”(Swanson 33). After that, John was on the run, and while the Union was chasing him and his injured foot was in pain, he finally made the smart decision to consequentially surrender. Booth’s patriotic last words were, “Tell Mother. . .
Oedipus being the heroic type goes to the queen, his mother, and states, “I will bring this light again. King Phoebus/ fittingly took care about the dead,/ and you too fittingly./ And justly you will see min me and ally,/ a champion of my country and the God./ For when I drive pollution from the land/ I will not serve a distant friends advantage,/ but act as in my own interest. Whoever/ he was killed the king may readily/ wish to dispatch me with his murderous hand;/ so helping the dead
William Shakespeare’s tragic play Macbeth illustrates the consequences of political ambitions and power that succumbed Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. After Macbeth believed the prophecy from the three witches that he would be king, it led him down a tyrannical and hubristic path of destruction that led to his downfall. However considering his choices, Lady Macbeth comprised a plan to ensure Macbeth crown, which involves the murder of King Duncan. Therefore, despite the fact, Macbeth physically killed King Duncan, Lady Macbeth ultimately is the reason for his death due to her manipulation and is more responsible than Macbeth for King Duncan’s murder.
His plans for a relatively easy peace between the split United States were shattered. The next president, Andrew Johnson was not a fan of freed slaves and was unwilling to support any plans that guaranteed them civil equality. He once stated, “White men alone must manage the South.” Another success was the approval of the 14th Amendment, stating
If I were to say the name John Wilkes Booth, you would probably have no idea who I am talking about, however, everyone knows him for what he did in 1865. He was the first person ever to kill a president. While people now know him as the man who killed Abraham Lincoln, he used to be known for his profession in acting. He did not start out a prodigy; he forgot lines and missed cues, but later he became much better. With the murder of Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth shot himself into notoriety, carrying with him the unnecessary and untimely death of one of our presidents.
The men who were meant to kill the Secretary of State were Lewis Powell and David Herold, as the man who was assigned to kill the Vice President was George Atzerodt. Although none of the conspirators went through with the plan but John Wilkes Booth. When Lincoln arrived late to Ford’s Theater, he immediately went up to a private box above the stage along side his wife, army officer Henry Rathbone, and Henry’s fiance. When Booth came to the private box, the army officer rushed towards Booth only for Booth to stab the officer in the shoulder then proceeded to point a .44 caliber to the back of Lincoln’s head. Booth then jumped down from the box on to the stage while shouting, “Sic semper tryannis!”, which means thus ever to tyrants, the Virginia state motto.
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was unjust because he prevented countries from intervening in the Civil War and he ended slavery, however some people didn’t want things to change. Lincoln was assassinated right after Confederate General E. Lee’s army surrendered. Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington. He survived nine hours after he had gotten wounded. Abraham Lincoln was one of the best presidents in American History and did great things for our country.
In “Superman and Me” Sherman Alexie uses an extended metaphor to compare himself to Superman. It talks about his struggle to get to where he wanted to be and how he tried to help others when he got there. It also talks about how he became Superman but in his own way. Sherman Alexie was a three year old, Indian boy who lived on an Indian reservation in eastern Washington State. He had a brother and three sisters.
Gatsby died looking at his killer, but George Wilson shot him from behind. Gatsby was madly in love with Daisy Buchanan. When Gatsby was younger he told Daisy how he felt and she said sorry but she dose not marry poor boys. It was a devastating blow to Gatsby and he sent off to get rich for Daisy.