An Analysis Of John Wilkes Booth's Assassination Of Lincoln

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John Wilkes Booth was a famous actor in the 1850’s, who agreed with slavery during the Civil War. John Wilkes Booth killed the president of the United states, Abraham Lincoln in Ford 's theater Washington D.C. in 1865. Booth thought assassinating the president would make the south stronger, but it did not. John Wilkes Booth thought that killing Lincoln would make America a better country (John Wilkes Booth had thought). He was trying to exchange Lincoln 's life for saving his preconceived foundations of the country, but this did not go as planned. “In my opinion, they had come to the conclusion that Lincoln was the problem and as long as lincoln remained in the presidency this war would continue through,” says historian and author Edward
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