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Details Surrounding the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln Continue to Intrigue!

What motivated some Americans to conspire against the president?
In what ways did people react after Lincoln’s assassination?
What happened to those accused of involvement in Lincoln’s death?

Please read the story below and explore the primary sources that are linked there.


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Mary Surratt's Story Continues to Resonate!

What is Justice? How Was Justice Served in the Case of Mary Surratt?

Read the story, The Conspirator, and decide for yourself!

Be sure to investigate the primary sources that are linked there.


The Lincoln Assassination: Was Mary Surratt a Conspirator?

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