JOHN WILKES BOOTH AND ABE LINCOLN

BY: DANNY OSEP

WHY DID JOHN W. BOOTH HATE LINCOLN?

JOHN W. BOOTH DID NOT LINCOLN FOR MANY REASONS, HERE ARE A FEW. JOHN DID NOT LIKE LINCOLN FOR THE TRADE THAT LICOLN HAD. ALSO HE DID NOT LIKE LINCOLNS SPEECHES AT ALL, SOME EVEN MADE THEM MORE MAD. HE WAS ALSO A DIE HARD CONFEDERATE UNLIKE LINCOLN WHEN LINCOLN WAS AGAINST SLAVERY AND HE WAS IN THE UNION. THE LAST THING IS THAT JOHN WILKES BOOTH DID NOT LIKE LINCOLN'S LAST SPEECH BEFORE HE KILLED LINCOLN. LINCOLN HAS SAID " NO VOTING FOR THE BLACKS." A LITTLE WHILE AFTER HE SAID THAT JOHN TURNED TO HIS FRIEND WHO WAS HELPING AND SAID "NOW, BY GOD, I'LL PUT HIM THROUGH." THE NEXT DAY AFTER ABE LINCOLN HAD DIED.

WHY DID JOHN WILKES BOTH WANT TO ASSASSINATE LINCOLN?

JOHN WILKES BOOTH WANTED TO ASSASSINATE LINCOLN, BECAUSE ONE OF BOOTH'S LIFE GOALS WAS TO KILL ABE LINCOLN. ANOTHER THING IS THAT HIM AND HIS FRIEND HAD A PLAN TO KIDNAP LINCOLN BEFORE BUT THAT PLAN DID NOT WORK OUT SO HIS NEXT PLAN WAS TO ASSASSINATE PRESIDENT LINCOLN. THE LAST REASON OF THIS IS THAT JOHN WILKES BOOTH DID NOT LIKE THE TRADE THAT WAS GOING ONE WHEN LINCOLN WAS THE PRESIDENT.

JOHN WILKES BOOTH HAD A 12 DAY MANHUNT

THIS EFECTED THE AMERICAN HISTORY TODAY

DID JOHN WILKES BOOTH TRY KIDNAPPING ABE LICOLN

YES, JOHN WILKES BOOTH TRIED KIDNAPPING LINCOLN, BEFORE HE KILLED LICOLN. IF THIS PLAN WORKED JOHN WILKES BOOTH WOULD HAD TAKEN HIM TO RICHMOND.

WHAT HAD HAPPENED AFTER THE ASSAASSINATION?

IT WAS A 12 DAY MANHUNT TO GO FIND JOHN WILKES BOOTH. SOME OF THE BEST UNION SOLDIERS WENT OUT TO GO FIND JOHN WILKES BOOTH. ONCE THEY FOUND BOOTH A SOLDIER NAMED GENRAL COVERT SHOT A BULLET AND HIT BOOTH'S NECK.