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Lincoln’s Assassination

President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on Good Friday, 14th April 1865, just as the Civil War was ending.  Only 5 days earlier, General Robert E Lee had surrendered the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia.

The free pack below is a sample taken from the Civil War Teacher Pack.  The file, only 2.45MB in size has been Zipped and will therefore require a suitable program to access.  Windows Vista and Mac computers should automatically open the file.  Other users can download this free software from Cam UnZip to open the file.

Sample Pack contents

Archive images including portraits of the conspirators and their execution:

Google Earth Placemarks to some key locations in the Assassination story.

Color map showing the escape route of John Wilkes Booth and a Reward Poster from April 20th 1865.

Three lesson plans:


The free Lincoln sample pack (2.45MB) is an abridged version of the file available with the full Civil War Teacher Pack (12.8MB).

Civil War Teacher Pack

Over 280 Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides, Archive images, Battlefield Maps & Google Earth overlays.


(The Collection:  Or for just $12.95 get this product, nearly 200 Civil War Maps (not forgetting unique Google Earth map overlays) and over 2,000 Civil War images.)

Teacher Pack