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The Assassination of President Lincoln The assassination of President Lincoln was so tragic because both Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth both believed they were doing the right thing. Abraham Lincoln wanted freedom for all because he believed that was right. He knew not everyone agreed and that was why America was having a Civil War but he felt that it was the right thing to do. John Wilkes Booth believed that there should be slaves in the south and did not agree with President Lincoln at all. He believed that everyone really agreed with his way of thinking but they were too scared to stop him.
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The president Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation which meant that their goal was to end slavery. Slavery was the main cause of the American Civil War which was believed by both Union and Confederate soldiers. Some thought that slavery was an evil act that went against the Republicanism in the United States and others believed it was not wrong. The United States tried to stop slavery by stopping the expansion of it. Soon slavery began to get better in the North and slavery was nearly wiped out there but in ... ... middle of paper ... ...ry of the American Civil War.