Create a Diorama
Create a diorama of a particularly important scene within the book, such as the moment of Abraham Lincoln's assassination or of John Wilkes Booth's capture at the Garrett Farm.
Day in Court
Stage a trial of John Wilkes Booth, assuming he had been taken alive by his pursuers. Assign the roles of witnesses to the crime, expert witnesses called to testify, judge, jury members, bailiff, and court reporter.
Watch an Episode of Ken Burns' Civil War
Watch the ninth episode of Ken Burns' documentary series entitled Civil War.
That Was Then, This Is Now
Research modern structures in place whose purpose is to protect the President of the United States. Then compare and contrast those structures with the structures that were in place at the time of Lincoln's presidency.
Create a Dramatic Monologue
Choose a person within a particular scene from the book. Write an...
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