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Teaching The Assassination Of The President

The Assassination Of The President

After failing in two attempts earlier in the year to kidnap the President, Booth decided Lincoln must be killed. His conspiracy was grand in design. Booth and his collaborators decided to assassinate the President, Vice President Andrew Johnson, and Secretary of State William Seward all in the same evening.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

If you were a news reporter at the scene, how would you have reported on Lincoln's assassination?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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