President Lincoln

April 17,2015 CNN Student News

By Reece Wallace

      On April 14, 1865 Abraham Lincoln was killed in the Ford's Theater. In Washington D.C. bells rang to remember the great president. It has been 150 years since we lost Lincoln to an assassin's bullet. That man was John Wilkes Booth. Him and a few of his colleges and friends were planning on taking out the whole head of the government. John at the time was a well known actor,and the president's guards let him in. Paul Tetro, the director at the Ford's Theater, said "It would be like Brad Pitt or Johnny Depp going after the president". Lincoln was then taken across the street to the Peterson House, where he never woke up. Lincoln still carries out in our country and many presidents want to follow in his foot steps.

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