Learning Lincoln On-line
FROM-- SET EIGHT, CIVIL WAR STUDIES
(Topic Ninety-eight: President Lincoln is Assassinated Home Page
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The Civil War would start in 1861. With the anti-slave Abraham Lincoln taking office, the country would split. All of these events and the times would bring about hatred and desires to kill the President, especially in the southern city of Washington D.C.
Part One below will cover the highlights of the time before the assassination. Later parts will take us through the assassination and the funerals.
Parts Two through Eleven, will cover the assassination and the aftermath to Lincoln's burial at Springfield, and the tomb.
Lincoln's Spectacles that he had with him at the theater-- from the Library of Congress Collections
Go to the 16th President Site to See Actual Lincoln Realia--items that he had with him the night of the assassination. There are resources and quick-practice questions on this site also.
READ AN 1866 ONLINE BOOK BY GEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
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