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The Assassination of Lincoln
"Here's a quiz about some of the details of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Booth had originally intended to:
Burn down the White House
Murder key members of the Cabinet
Who accompanied Lincoln to the theatre on the night that he was shot?
Vice President Johnson
What play was Lincoln watching at Ford's Theatre on the night of the assassination?
Our American Cousin
She Stoops to Conquer
School for Scandal
Lady Windermere's Fan
What did Booth yell when he leaped onto the stage after shooting the president?
'It isn't over yet'
'Thus always to tyrants'
'Long Live the Confederacy'
What injury did Booth suffer during the assassination-and-flight?
Thrown by his horse while fleeing
Suffered a knife wound while struggling to escape the theatre after the shooting
Broke a bone when he jumped onto the stage
Shot by soldiers while fleeing
Who was the doctor that treated Booth's injury after the shooting of the president?
What kind of trial did the other conspirators receive?
Trial by Special Commission
Which of the conspirators was a woman?
Every crime has a punishment. What happened to the conspirators Mrs Surratt, Herold, Powell, and Atzerodt?
Twenty Years Hard Labor
Life in Prison
It now appears fairly certain that Booth:
Was involved in espionage for the Confederacy
Acted because of political ambition
Acted primarily for personal profit
Was manipulated by others
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Compiled Mar 05 14