Who Is Responsible For Lincoln's Assassination

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Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States, and the first American president to be assassinated. He was assassinated on April 14, 1865 at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C. John Wilkes Booth did not act alone in the assassination of Lincoln, he worked with six other people.
John Wilkes Booth and the six other people planned to kidnap Lincoln. As the Civil war entered its final stages John Wilkes Booth and several others made a plan to kidnap President Lincoln (“Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination”). They had planned to take him to Richmond and exchange him for thousands of Confederate Prisoners (Uliano). Lincoln did not arrive where they had prepared to kidnap him, so their plan failed. John Wilkes Booth had planned to kidnap Lincoln before his inauguration. Booth was at Lincoln’s second inauguration just three days before the assassination occurred (“John Wilkes Booth”). President Lincoln was giving a speech about his plans of peace and reconstruction (“The Assassination of the President”). President Lincoln had spoken about some things that John Wilkes Booth had not liked, after President Lincoln had spoken them things John Wilkes Booth had determined that President Lincoln needed to be killed.
Booth assassinated Lincoln as part of a larger conspiracy to revive the
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However he worked with Lewis Powell, David Herold, and four others who were not named (“John Wilkes Booth”). John Wilkes Booth failed at kidnapping Lincoln two times earlier in the year, so then decided that President Lincoln must be killed.
Six others worked with John Wilkes Booth. If Lewis Powell, David Herold, and the four others did not at least try to assassinate William H. Seward and George Atzerodt it would not have been as easy to assassinate President Lincoln. John Wilkes Booth, Lewis Powell, David Herold, and four others worked together during the assassination of our sixteenth president, Abraham
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