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John W Booth

Timeline created by william_turon_17 in History
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John wilkes booth small square Birth John Wilkes Booth was born to Junius Brutus Booth Booth and Mary Ann Holmes in Bel Air, Maryland. .He was the 9th of 10 children.
9815255 large small square Father Dies Died from a fever aboard a steamboat.
John wilkes booth small square Debut Performasnce Debut performance in a play at Baltimore's Charles Street Theatre.
Brown285 small square John Brown's Excecution When John Brown was excecuted tensions between the North and South started to increase, pushing us that much closer to a civil war.
Abraham lincoln head on shoulders photo portrait small square Election Abraham Lincoln wins the election
Civil war uniforms small square Beggining of the Civil War After the attack on Fort Sumpter the Civil War had begun
Theatre masks happy and sad hi small square Taking Five A respitory illness took hold of Booth while on tour causing him to take a temporary break from his lead role.
Theatre masks happy and sad hi small square Foiled Abduction Booth had a team coordinated to abduct Lincoln on his way to see a play, but his plans were stopped short when Lincoln decided to skip the play and go speak to the 140th Indiana Regiment.
220px john wilkes booth wanted poster small square Assasination While President Lincoln, his wife Mary, and Major Henry Rathbone were whatching a play at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., Booth slipped into their box and shot the President in the back of the head and stabbed Major Rathbone. In his escape, Booth jumped from the box onto the stage, breaking his ankle. However, he still managed to elude capture by Federal officials.
John wilkes booth small square The Chase John Wilkes Booth is the most wanted men in the U.S.A. he has successfully fled into Maryland countryside. He is forced to find a place to rest because his leg is injured and his horse is tired from the journey. He now hides in the house of the physician and Confederate sympathizer Dr. Samuel Mudd.
Civil war uniforms small square Search Party The search party was officially sent out immediatly after Lincoln's assassination.
John wilkes booth small square Death After being caught in Garett's barn, the building was set on fire. Booth refused to come out, and later shot in the neck.
Confederate flag wallpaper by magnaen d38qwxt small square South Surrenders General Robert E. Lee surrenders officially ending the Civil War.
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School John attended a quaker-run,milton boarding school for boys in Sparks Maryland. He later attended St.Timothy’s hall until the death of his father.

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Shakespearean Stock Company John Wilkes Booth's acting carreer really started to take off when he joined this company and started to become famous.