The President Is Shot!: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln Harold Holzer

ISBN: 9781563979859

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184 pages


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The President Is Shot!: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln  by  Harold Holzer

The President Is Shot!: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Harold Holzer
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On Friday evening, April 14, 1865, less than a week after the surrender of Confederate forces, John Wilkes Booth crept into Fords Theatre and murdered Abraham Lincoln. Though it happened nearly 150 years ago, no one has been sure why it happened. InMoreOn Friday evening, April 14, 1865, less than a week after the surrender of Confederate forces, John Wilkes Booth crept into Fords Theatre and murdered Abraham Lincoln.

Though it happened nearly 150 years ago, no one has been sure why it happened. In this riveting book, Harold Holzer, one of the countrys leading authorities on Lincoln, sweeps away the fog of history to answer the questions surrounding Lincolns assassination. He shows the conditions of the time that led to the tragic event at Fords Theatre, and why those who hated Lincoln, such as John Wilkes Booth, sought such horrifying revenge. Filled with dramatic detail and illustrated with archival photographs, this book is bound to be considered an essential work for young readers.



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