Lincoln's Last Days.

By: Bill O'Reilly

Lincoln Found Dead.

Lincoln 56 was suddenly shot and killed watching a show called Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre on April 15,1865 at 10:15pm with his wife and friends Henry Rathbone and Carla Harris. John Wilkes Booth was the man that allegedly shot and killed Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln had 4 children to go home to and a loving wife. Lincoln was America's 16th president. He will be buried in the Oak Ridge Cememtery in Springfield Illinois. He was a republican and a whig. Abraham Lincoln you will be greatly missed.
John Wilkes Booth. The man that assassinated America's Sixteenth president Abraham Lincoln, ended up bring caught by police when police stated that he had done something to his ankle and made it harder for him to escape from police. It is still unknown why John Wilkes Booth would do something that nobody is pacable him for what he did to our president. Lincoln was not pronounced deat at the scene but later on passed when John Wilkes Booth came to his house claiming to be a physician and knocking out Lincolns son so he could go upstairs and give him poision that would instantally kill him. It is not clear what John Wilkes Booth wants but it is clear he wants Lincoln dead and dead now. Everyone was determined to see why he did something like this. We do know everyone wanted him dead.

Vocabulary

Allegedly- supposedly

Whig- a member of the patriotic party during the Revolutionary period; supporter of the revolution.

Assassinated- to kill suddenly or secretively, especially a politically prominent person; murder premeditatedly and treacherously.

Pacable- Coleridge

Physician- a person who is legally qualified to practice medicine; doctor of medicine.

Jessica McKinney