John Wilkes Booth

mckinley brandt

birth & early life.

born may 10,1838

he was the 9th out of 10 kids

him & his siblings were raised on a farm worked by slaves

grew up in be-lair

acting career

made his acting debut when he was 17

he performed a role in Shakespeare's Richard 3

New York debut with the lead in Richard 3

Lincolns assassination

on April 14,1865 at precisely 10 p.m booth shot the president

Lincoln was watching of american cousin

booth yelled sci simper tyrannis (the south is avenged)

his buddies

David Harold- pharmacy clerk

George Asteroid- painter and boatmen

Lewis Powell- prisoner of war

Mary Surat-boarding house