Activity for Students
This self-contained student activity uses first-person, primary-source documents to explore how differently people around the country responded to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.Each section can stand on its own. Teachers may choose to use the entire lesson or use one or more activities separately. They can but do not have to build upon one another.
Grade levels: 6-8, 9-12
Topics: Assassination, Lincoln’s Legacy, John Wilkes Booth