How Did President Abraham Lincoln Confederated

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President Lincoln Assassinated Assassins still on the loose

Two days ago, April 15 1865, President Abraham Lincoln went to the Ford’s theatre in Washington D.c Where he was shot and killed during the show, Our American Cousin. The assassin was actor, John Wilkes Booth. Booth is an Actor at the theatre but wasn’t performing that night. The actor managed to slip into the President’s theatre box during the performance without being seen. With the president was his wife and first lady, Mary T. Lincoln, Major Rathbone and his fiancee Clara Harris.

During the show, Booth slipped into the box. No one saw him. He crept up behind the President and shot him in the back of the head. The bullet through the brain would later kill him. He then pulled out a knife and Major Rathbone and John Wilkes Booth were in Combat. Rathbone suffered multiple stab wounds, but recovered.

Booth then fled the box, running across the stage. A few people in the audience heard him shout the Virginia state motto, “Sic semper tyrannis!” Which translates to “Thus always to tyrants.”

He escaped Ford’s Theatre on Horseback and was nowhere to be found. Booth had thought that President Abraham Lincoln was a tyrant. Booth was a loyal confederate and sense Robert E. Lee surrendered his confederate soldiers, Booth …show more content…

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