Lincoln Assassinated

Ch. 17 Sec. 1

When Was He Assassinated?

President Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865.m

Where Was He Assassinated At?

Lincoln was attending a play with his wife at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C.

Who Assassinated Him?

Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, an actor and Confederate sympathizer. He entered the theater without anyone seeing him and shot Lincoln in the back of the head.

Who Became President?

Vice President Andrew Johnson became president. He was originally a Senator from Tennessee. Many thought he had something to do with the assassination.