Many people still believe that Oswald did it out of spite, but since he had such a history with Cuba, Mexico, Russia/ Soviet Union, and the Marines such theories have emerged. Many of the high, “I would die if this was false” theorist think that the footage of JFK’s death was edited, others think that the originals were burned, and replaced. The most evidence of the conspiracy was after Oswald was killed by Jack Ruby, Jack was then arrested, for killing a man, but the man he killed had killed the president. Everyone would have suspected Ruby to be thanked by our nation, only to find out that he had been punished, for murdering a man. Now even Ruby is a part of the conspiracy.
(Norton) In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. He was well known throughout the political world for his opposition to the Mexican War and his will to put an end to slavery. In 1860, Lincoln won on the third ballot and was elected the 16th President of the United States on November 6, winning over Stephen A. Douglas. (Norton) On April 14, 1865, the Lincoln family attended a play entitled “Our American Cousin”, at Ford’s Theater. At about 10:15 P.M. Lincoln was shot in the brain by John Wilkes Booth.
In 1837 he moved to Springfield, Illinois. He became a lawyer, and met his future wife. Mary Todd was from Kentucky and had moved to Springfield to live with her married siste... ... middle of paper ... ...ck voting rights, which outraged many citizens, especially an actor named John Wilkes Booth. On Good Friday, April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln and his wife went to go see a play (“Our American Cousin”) at Ford’s Theatre. During the performance, John Wilkes Booth sneaked into the President’s balcony, and shot him in the head at about 10:15 PM.
Thought his presidency he was forced into crutches several times because of his back. His assassination was on live T.V. Lee Harvey Oswald got shot by a nightclub owner as he walk out of a building with a escort. JFK rent a home named Glen Ora in middleburg, Virginia for his wife because she wanted some horses. The government made a coin with his face on it after one month after his death the coin was named the half dollar or 50 cents.
On April 14th, 1865 at 10:15 p.m., John Wilkes Booth entered Fords Theater where President Lincoln, his wife Mary, Union army officer Henry Rathbone, and Henry’s fiancé Clara were in a private box enjoying a play, when Booth shot Lincoln in the back of the head with a .44 caliber gun (Abraham). This atrocious act was committed only five days after the confederate army surrendered to Union General Lee, a possible motive for Booth’s fury. While escaping from the theater, Officer Rathbone was stabbed as Booth fled from the scene after br... ... middle of paper ... ...ice President Andrew Johnson and Secretary of State William Seward, further linking Jefferson Davis to the entire assassination plot. Although Jefferson Davis did have multiple plausible motives for hiring Lincoln’s assassin, he did not have enough contact with Booth, other than one meeting, to design and influence the plan. Works Cited "Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination."
He did this as the surest way to end the killing and salvage the American dream. Lee surrendered his forces at Appomatox Courthouse on April 10, 1865. Four days later Lincoln was shot by an assassins bullet, while attending a play at the Ford's Theater. John Wilkes Booth, the assassin, enter the president's theater box, and at a distance of about two feet shot Lincoln in the back of the head. Booth escaped by jumping down on to the stage and escaped through the rear of the theater.
The ideas were improper at that time and people considered them to be harm to our society. For 51 years this assassination case has become a mystery to our society. The CIA hired Lee Harvey Oswald to assassinate John F. Kennedy, and to cover that up, Jack Ruby was also hired to kill Lee Harvey Oswald so he would not have to testify in court. Jack Ruby could testify and say he killed Oswald out of anger of him killing John F. Kennedy.
On April fourteenth, eighteen-sixty-five, the day started off as any other. Abraham Lincoln was set to go to Ford Theater with his wife to see a play “Our American Cousin”. It took a tragic turn for the worst when, Shortly after 10 P.M, Lincoln was shot in the head by a famous actor at the time actor John Wilkes Booth. ( AmericasLibrary.gov ) He got away and there was a search for him and any other conspires that there could be. The search for Booth was one of the grandest manhunts in there is in history, with 10,000 federal troops, detectives and police men tracking down the conspires.
On April 4, 1968 shortly after 1800 hours, Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot while standing on the hotel balcony of his second story room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee (Saferstein, 2014). King was in Memphis to support a sanitation workers strike and was on his way to dinner when he was shot in the head and neck area. King was rushed to a Memphis hospital and was pronounced dead shortly after 1900 hours. Martin Luther King Jr. was only 39 years old when he was assassinated (History, 2017). Forensic specialists stated that the bullet struck him in the jaw and severed his spinal cord.
President Abraham Lincoln even has a dream about getting assassinated five days before his death. In chapter 22, Booth’s decision to kill Lincoln in a theater becomes solidified. “Booth has performed at several playhouses in Washington. He knows their hallways and passages by heart” (116). Booth has adopted the idea to stab Lincoln “from Shakespeare 's Julius Caesar, which he performed six months earlier on Broadway with his two actor brothers, both of