The President Is Shot!

The President Is Shot!

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Book - 2004
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The brutal murder of Abraham Lincoln shocked America and changed our history forever. Why Booth killed Lincoln and how the assassination transformed Lincoln from man to myth is explored.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, 2004
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781563979859
1563979853
Branch Call Number: 973.7 Ho
Description: 181 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Getting to Know Abraham Lincoln

Our 16th president was a very odd-looking man. Long-limbed and raw-boned, this frontier president grew up without a lot of the niceties we take for granted today. He grew up surrounded by wilderness and not having much schooling. As he remembered it, "...I could read, write, and cipher (simple math) ... but that was all." But the backwoods boy had the ambition to be more than a rifle-toting… (more)

Getting to Know Abraham Lincoln

Our 16th president was a very odd-looking man. Long-limbed and raw-boned, this frontier president grew up without a lot of the niceties we take for granted today. He grew up surrounded by wilderness and not having much schooling. As he remembered it, "...I could read, write, and cipher (simple math) ... but that was all." But the backwoods boy had the ambition to be more than a rifle-toting… (more)


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Lincoln's assassination left the country in state of shock, but slowly the answers to a lot of mysterious questions about that night have been answered.


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