Abraham Lincoln is DEAD!!!
How, where, who, why, and when was Abraham Lincoln killed?
What, where, and when?
After Abraham Lincoln expressed his feeling about slavery being wrong. Booth decided to kill him, because he thought slavery was ok, and that it should stay. Abraham Lincoln was going to attened Laura Keene's claimed performance of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's theatre in Washington, D.C, on April 14. At 10:15, Booth slipped in to the box and fired his, 44-caliber single-shot derringer into the back of Lincoln's head.
Who, and why?
John Wikes Booth, was a Maryland native born in 1838. Why did he kill Abraham Lincoln? Well, after he attended a public meeting where he heard Abraham Lincoln express his views about extending voting rights to African Americans, he decided he had to be stopped. Five days later, he put the president to rest.