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Assassin Research

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Assassin

Assassin 2 

 

Important People:

 

Abraham Lincoln

Facts and Trivia http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/presidents-day/abraham-lincoln/facts.html

Abe Lincoln Fun Facts http://www.siec.k12.in.us/cannelton/abe/lincolnfunfacts.htm#funfacts

More Fun Facts http://www.2020site.org/fun-facts/Fun-Facts-About-Abraham-Lincoln.html

Official Website of the White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/abrahamlincoln/

Overview of Life http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln77.html

Accomplishments http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln87.html

Assassination http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln75.html

Multimedia Biography http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/biographies/lincoln/#

Hero History: Abe Lincoln http://www.imahero.com/herohistory/abe_herohistory.htm

Assassination http://www.thedctraveler.com/2008/04/lincolns-assassination/

John Wilkes Booth

JWB life http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln72.html

JWB timeline/map-- The Final Days http://www.history.com/interactives/john-wilkes-booth-timeline-and-map

Images and Role in Conspiracy http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lincolnconspiracy/booth.html

Ulysses S. Grant

Biography site http://www.biography.com/people/ulysses-s-grant-9318285

Facts from a historian’s Point of View http://www.empirenet.com/~ulysses/

Biography for Kids http://www.usa4kids.com/presidents/Ulysses_S_Grant.html

Robert E. Lee

Biography page http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/About%20the%20General.htm

Facts and pictures http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/B/relee/relee.htm

Timeline for kids http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/lee-timeline/

Jefferson Davis

Facts http://ehistory.osu.edu/uscw/features/people/bio.cfm?PID=24

Detailed (challenging) http://www.civilwarhome.com/jdavisbio.htm

User-friendly facts! http://histclo.com/pres/Ind19/davis.html

Elizabeth Keckley

Facts http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/keck-eli.htm

Source from the White House http://www.mrlincolnswhitehouse.org/inside.asp?ID=60&subjectID=2

Short summary http://www.biography.com/people/elizabeth-keckley-9361611

Lucy Lambert Hale

Short bio http://civilwartalk.com/threads/lucy-lambert-hale.61336/

 

John T. Ford

About his theater http://www.fordstheatre.org/home/about-fords

http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/hh/3b/hh3b.htm

John and Mary Surratt

http://www.surratt.org/su_hist.html

Summary and photos http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lincolnconspiracy/surrattm.html

Info. About John http://www.fold3.com/page/432_mary_surratt_and_her_son_john_surratt/

Info. on crime and execution http://www.crimemuseum.org/Mary_Surratt

Dr. Samuel A. Mudd

http://www.samuelmudd.com/

Biographic Sketch http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lincolnconspiracy/mudd.html

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln29.html

The Dr. Mudd House Museum http://drmudd.org/

David Herold and Samuel Arnold

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lincolnconspiracy/herold.html

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln28.html

http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/lincolnconspiracy/arnold.html

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln31.html

 

Important Places:

 

Ford’s Theater

http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/wash/dc38.htm

Facts and a short quiz for kids http://www.mrgigliotti.com/Washington%20Fords%20Theater%20fun%20facts.htm

Info. about after the assassination http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/medtour/ford.html

Escape route of John Wilkes Booth

Summary and map http://assassins-chicago.com/?p=458

http://www.civilwartraveler.com/about/maps/JWBMap.pdf

http://rogerjnorton.com/photos/assassination20.html

Fort Sumter

Civil War for Kids http://www.ducksters.com/history/battle_of_fort_sumter.php

Visiting Fort Sumter http://www.nps.gov/fosu/index.htm

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/battle-fort-sumter.htm

Fort Sumter in pictures http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/pictures/110412-fort-sumter-civil-war-nation-150-anniversary-first-battle/

Surratt Boarding House

Then and Now http://greatergreaterwashington.org/post/2310/then-and-now-surratt-boarding-house/

http://dcist.com/2011/02/looking_back_mary_surratt_boarding.php#photo-1

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln26.html

http://www.surratt.org/su_hist.html

Washington, DC

Official Tourism Site of Washington, DC http://washington.org/

Washington, DC Travel Guide http://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/district-of-columbia/washington-dc/

Civil War Traveler http://www.civilwartraveler.com/EAST/DC/index.html

Richmond, VA

Encyclopedia Virginia http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Richmond_During_the_Civil_War

Civil War Traveler http://www.civilwartraveler.com/EAST/VA/va-central/richmond.html

National Park Service http://www.nps.gov/rich/index.htm

Visit Richmond, VA http://www.visitrichmondva.com/things-to-do/attractions/civil-war/

 

 

 

The Assassin of Abraham Lincoln - Webquest 

 

 

Account #1

http://exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/civilwar/diary.html - Firsthand or Secondhand Account

 

- First or Second Hand Account?

- Author's Purpose

- Details of Account

 

Account #2

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1865/04/15/archives/president-lincoln-shot-by-an-assassin-the-deed-done-at-fords.html - NY Times Article on Lincoln's Assassination

 

- First or Second Hand Account?

- Author's Purpose

- Details of Account

 

Account #3

 

https://www.nytimes.com/1865/04/17/archives/our-great-loss-the-assassination-of-president-lincolndetails-of-the.html - NY Times Article on Lincoln's Assassination

 

- First or Second Hand Account?

- Author's Purpose

- Details of Account

 

Account # 4

 

https://www.fords.org/lincolns-assassination/material-evidence-john-wilkes-booth/ - The Diary of Horatio Nelson Taft

 

- First or Second Hand Account?

- Author's Purpose

- Details of Account

 

Account # 5 - Video

 

 

Lincoln's Assassination - PBS

https://www.pbs.org/video/american-experience-the-assassination-of-abraham-lincoln/

 

https://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/abraham-lincoln-assassination - History Channel Video

 

- First or Second hand Account?

- Author's Purpose

- Details of Account

 

https://www.fords.org/visit/virtual-tour/ - Ford's Theater - Virtual Tour

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