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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?
School for Scandal
Lady Windermere's Fan
She Stoops to Conquer
Our American Cousin
What did Booth yell when he leaped onto the stage after shooting the president?
'Thus always to tyrants'
'Long Live the Confederacy'
'It isn't over yet'
What injury did Booth suffer during the assassination-and-flight?
Suffered a knife wound while struggling to escape the theatre after the shooting
Thrown by his horse while fleeing
Shot by soldiers while fleeing
Broke a bone when he jumped onto the stage
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?
Life in Prison
Twenty Years Hard Labor
It now appears fairly certain that Booth:
Was manipulated by others
Acted primarily for personal profit
Was involved in espionage for the Confederacy
Acted because of political ambition
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Compiled Jun 28 12