Chasing Lincoln's Killer Timeline: Lauren Alberg

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    Chasing Lincoln's Killer

  • Exposition 1: Background

    Exposition 1: Background
    The Civil War ends. Booth is upset that the north conquered the south.
  • Exposition 2: Setting

    Exposition 2: Setting
    Washington, Maryland: Fords Theatre and across the country side of Maryland and Virginia.
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    John Wilkes Booth, an actor who is mad at Lincoln for beating the south in the war, and Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln.
  • Conflict

    Booth shoots Lincoln through the brain at Ford's Theatre. He then escapes on horseback to the country side.
  • Rising Action 1

    Rising Action 1
    Lewis Powell attacks Seward and cuts his throat, but Seward lives.
  • Rising Action 2

    Rising Action 2
    Booth and Herold escape to the Mudd's farm. They come close to being captured by a calvary.
  • Rising Action 3

    Rising Action 3
    Lincoln dies in a house across the street from Ford's Theatre.
  • Rising Action 4

    Rising Action 4
    The calvaries reach Mudd's farm, Booth and Herold escape.
  • Rising Action 5

    Rising Action 5
    The other conspiritors of Booth's plot are captured. A reward is promised for those who can catch Booth and Herold.
  • Rising Action 6

    Rising Action 6
    Booth and Herold escape to Virginia where they hide in the Garrett's barn. The Garrett's lock them in.
  • Climax

    Booth can't escape the locked barn, and is shot while trying to get out his gun.
  • Falling Action 1

    Falling Action 1
    David Herold, George Azterdot, Lewis Powell, Mary Surratt, and other conspiritors are put on trial.
  • Falling Action2

    Falling Action2
    Boston Corbett was not in trouble for shooting Booth. He claimed that he shot him because he didn't want him to hurt his fellow calvary members.
  • Falling Action 3

    Falling Action 3
    The reward money waas dealt out to those calvary members that located the conspiritors and Booth.
  • Resolution 1

    Resolution 1
    Four of Booth's conspiritors were given prison sentences.
  • Resolution 2

    Resolution 2
    The other four conspiritors, Mary S., David H., George A., and Lewis P. were hanged.
  • Resolution 3

    Resolution 3
    Andrew Johnson released Booth's body to his brother, Edwin, who buried him.