“Abraham Lincoln was one of the worst presidents in American history. He had no regard for the Constitution, killed citizens for speaking out against the war, did not allow the southern states to recede, and led to inflation in America and the growing national debt.” Says an offender, against Mr. Lincoln on Debate.com. They thought, because Lincoln helped free slaves, that he was on their side, and at the time back then, slaves didn’t have any types of rights. His killer, John Wilkes Booth was not the first person to try and kill Abraham Lincoln. In 1861, Lincoln had been shot at , while riding alone at night, by a man standing 40 yards from him.
His new plan was to capture him while watching a play at Ford’s Theatre, but that also didn’t go as planned either, so when he had the chance, he took out his pistol and shot the president in the back of the head. After he shot Lincoln he took off while yelling, “Revenge for the South!”. John Wilkes Booth did managed to escape, making his manhunt “largest in the time period.”. President Abraham Lincoln was then “pronounced dead the next day. ( Wallenfeldt Encyclopaedia
Burr shot him hit him in the chest area with a .56 caliber. A few reasons why they were rivals was one, in 1791 Burr beat Hamilton 's father-in-law as Senate, but after six years Burr lost the reelection to Hamilton 's father-in-law but blamed Hamilton, accusing him for turning voters against him. In 1800, Burr ran for President against Thomas Jefferson. They tied and house representatives had to decide who won. Hamilton then vocalized his support for Jefferson and how he did not like Burr.
John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of the sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln, shortened his life drastically by shooting the president. Thus, bringing upon himself an early death, but by doing this he also left a lasting legacy. John Wilkes Booth was the man who shot President Lincoln, he put up a good chase until the officials found him and he was shot. People do not often think of this man’s capture, but of what he did, shooting a president. John Wilkes Booth had a childhood that may have had some effect on his future actions, and his actions cost him his life.
Abraham Lincoln could be considered a hero that saved a broken nation. However, one person in particular didn’t think so. In fact, that person despised him so much that he killed him. John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate sympathizer, shot the president of the United States on April 14, 1865, while watching a play at Ford’s Theatre. John Parker, the security guard on duty, lunged at Booth right after the fire, but he lept from the balcony where Lincoln’s seat was and ran into the night on horseback.
James A. Garfield, the 20th President was preparing to go to Williams College and while he was about to aboard the train in Washington D.C., he was shot twice. The first shot was on his arm and the second shot came in through his back near his spine. Charles Guiteau was the one responsible for Garfield’s murder that happened on July 2, 1881. Even before he killed the President, he was known to be emotionally disturbed all around Washington so that leads to thinking there was something wrong with this man. Guiteau killed Garfield because the President refused to appoint him to a European consulship.
Billy’s strength was as powerful as a bear when he slammed the elderly man. He broke an extreme law that can have him sent to jail for life or be sent to death. By being brutally controlled by anger he lost himself in the process.
Ever heard of the most controversial president in American history? You may have heard his name before, but I doubt you know the information I'm about to tell you. His name was Andrew Jackson and he was our 7th president. Andrew Jackson is the most horrid president because he forced thousands of Native Americans out of their own land even though it went against the federal government, very aggressive towards the citizens, and invited the entire United States to his inauguration. Andrew Jackson wanted to force 50,000 Native Americans out of their own territory.
Jackson was threatening to “recourse to force” (Nullification Ordinance Document 3). He threatened to hang every single person that nullified the tax that he passed, even though they had a right to nullify the tax if they choose to. In, conclusion, Andrew Jackson is a president that doesn’t care about what the Constitution says, he does what he wants and will kill the people that don’t do what he
The KKK was out to get any person who helped during the Reconstruction. Northerners were tired of the South’s resistance. A state Senator of Caswell, John W. Stephens, was fatally stabbed to death by members of the Ku Klux Klan because he wanted change for America. People who wanted America to change were usually killed or silenced by organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan. Anyone who supported congressmen from the South who did not want to end this problem was “…a coward, a traitor, or a fool.” (Document 3) The Klansmen created terror in Southern communities by targeting African American officials, making the community more vulnerable.
“Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.” Words of the famous 7th president, Andrew Jackson. During his time in office he made decisions that affected the history of the world forever. Jackson was a man of respect and independence. He made a way for himself in his early years that led to him becoming a well-known American general. Being a well-known general led him to run for president and eventually impacting the United States in ways that still remain around today.
He didn’t want to listen to anyone besides himself. Which leads us to how he killed a man because of his short temper. On a day in 1806 Charles Dickinson was killed by Andrew Jackson in a duel. He had been accused by Charles for cheating in a horse race and insulting Andrew’s wife, Rachel. They both had fired, but both had malfunctions in their guns.
Jesse James was a legendary American outlaw who murdered, robbed banks and trains. Although, some people see him as the courageous robin hood sharing the wealthier people 's riches to the poor. No one ever knew what his main purpose was. He was born on September 5, 1847 in Kearney, Missouri. He was raised in a household full of violent and unstable family members, especially his step-father who treated him and his brother frank poorly.
Andrew Jackson caused the death of 12,290 Indians during Indian removal. Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States of America and a former general during the War of 1812.He quickly rose to power by being the “voice of the common man” he had 11 children and a wife yet he also signed one of the most conservation act ever the Indian Removal Act. Andrew Jackson shouldn 't be allowed to be on our money because he caused the death of tens of thousands of Indians and violates the constitution.
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