Lincoln's Murder: Mastermind Plot?
Lincoln's assassination was result of grand,mastermind plot.
By: Rachel Milstein, Courtney Barfield, Heidi Tanenholz
Reason 1: Important Tasks Need Backup
Relevant Evidence: Lincoln was supposed to be kidnapped and sold to the confederacy prisoners. if Booth couldn't carry out the deed they would blow up the White House.
Relevant Evidence: The confederacy wanted to stabilize the government to settle on war so war wouldn't end in total defeat.
Reason 2: To Plan an Entire Murder Alone Would Be Too Difficult
Counterclaim 1: John couldn't comit this crime on his own
Counterclaim 2: They could say that Lincoln was famous so it would be easy to kill him so you wouldn't need a big plan.
Works Cited MLA's
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- William A. Tidewell. The Confederate Secret Service. University Press of Mississippi. April 19, 2007. 2015. Web.
- Doug Linder. The Trial of the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators. http://Law?umkc.eau. 2015. Web.
- biography.com. John Wilkes Booth. 2015. 2015. Web.
- biography.com. Abraham Lincoln. 2015. Web.
- "The Gang that Killed Abraham Lincoln." Hoag Levins. 2015. Web.