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Why John Wilkes Booth Killed Abraham Lincoln

Why John Wilkes Booth Killed Abraham Lincoln

John Wilkes Booth was an American theatrical actor known for his assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre, in Washington, DC, on April 14, 1865. Booth was also a member of the leading 19th century Booth theatrical family from Maryland and a well known actor since 1860s. Booth was a fierce advocate of Confederation […]