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    John Wilkes Booth On april 14 1865, at 10 pm, abraham lincoln was at Laura Keenes performance of Our American Cousin. When all the sudden a shot rang out from a .44 caliber derringer, Lincoln was on the ground dying fast. Who was the assassin and why did he kill lincoln. On May tenth,1838, Mary Ann Holmes and her husband Junious Booth were giving birth to their son John Wilkes Booth. He was named after the famous revelutionary john wilkes, who the family claimed to be distant reletives of. His father

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    John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth ( A man with a mission) is known as killing one of our U . S presidents, Abraham Lincoln. How did he do it when did he do it and where did he do it at? Lincoln helping abolish slavery state by state to try to stop the civil war. John Wilkes Booth as he was known as a professional actor before the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Today his life is often forgotten and is also overlooked in schools around the world John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10

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    John Wilkes Booth

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    John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10, 1838 in Maryland?s Harford County on the family farm. His father, Junius Brutus, was one of Maryland?s most distinguished residents. He was a celebrated Shakespearean Actor, who had left his native England to come to the United States in 1821. Although a notorious alcoholic, Junius was very attached to his family. He and his wife, Mary Ann Holmes Booth had, ten children, six of whom survived to adulthood. John Wilkes, a handsome boy

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    John Wilkes Booth is best known for the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Booth was born on May 10, 1838 near Bel Air, Maryland in a large log cabin to his mother, Mary Ann Holmes, and his father, Junius Brutus Booth. John's mother and father moved from Britain to England and settled here in America. His father's bad habits led to the house being depressing and the fact his family was wealthy and owned slaves may have led to his hatred of Abraham Lincoln. Booth lived a very appealing life

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    clear and distinct picture of John Wilkes Booth a in their minds. It is April 1865, the night president Lincoln decides to take a much-needed night off, to attend a stage play. Before anyone knows it a lunatic third-rate actor creeps into Lincoln's box at Ford's theater and kills the president. Leaping to the stage, he runs past a confused audience and flees into the night, only to suffer a coward’s death Selma asset some two weeks later. From the very moment that Booth pulled the trigger, the victors

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    John Wilkes Booth Abraham Lincoln’s views on a new America, one that granted suffrage to all races, was not as popular as one may presume. While many applauded his efforts in forging a free-er land of the free, many viewed his actions as the final nail in his coffin. One man in particular, John Wilkes Booth, took this stance to heart. The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was not only aimed at a gruesome revenge, but rather voicing the anger of a nation pushed to its limits. From his early life

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    John Wilkes Booth infamously known for the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln was himself an interesting personality. The man was a well-known American stage actor at the Ford’s theatre, Washington. Booth believed slavery was a part of the American way of life and strongly opposed president Lincoln’s view on abolition of slavery in the United States. Booth’s early life was spent in if not disastrous but very disturbed family conditions. Booth’s parents got divorced and Booth’s father Junius

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    John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth was born and raised on a farm near Bel-Air, Maryland. He was born the ninth of ten children to the famous actor, Junius Booth. He came from a wealthy family of actors, so he followed in their footsteps and made his stage debut at the age of seventeen. His acting career took him all over the United States. Booth also took part in politics. He joined the Know-Nothing’s, an anti-catholic and anti-immigrant political party. He was a die-hard confederate, and

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    getting at a man if it is desirable that he should be killed. Besides, in this case, it seems to me, the man who would come after me would be just as objectionable to my enemies -- if I have any.” John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10, 1838 in Bel Air Maryland to parents Mary Ann Holmes and Junius Brutus Booth, who was known around town for his incredible acting skills, unique personality and heavy drinking. John was one of 10 children. He was raised on a farm plantation which was run by slaves. When he

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    know it. A perfect example of this was caused by John Wilkes Booth. In just a minute he changed history and America in a way that no one thought could or would ever happen. Son of noted actor Junius Brutus Booth and one of ten children, John Wilkes Booth was born on May 10, 1838 near the town of Bel Air, Maryland (Historynet.com). At the ripe age of seventeen, he made his first stage appearance, following in the footsteps of his father. Booth became expert at interpreting Shakespearian works. As

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