Chasing Lincoln's Killer Practice Questions
Who is the Secretary of State?
Who attacked the Secretary of State?
Who answers the door and attempts to keep the intruder from going upstairs in Seward's home?
Name two family members who try to protect Seward.
Fanny and Augustus Seward
Which officer was in the room with Seward and his Daughter?
With what did Powell attack Seward?
Who is partners with Powell?
Who is supposed to assassinate Johnson?
Who is the doctor who attends Lincoln after he is shot?
Dr. Charles Leale
Name the actress who comes into the balcony box and cradles the president's head in her lap.
Name the audience member who chases Booth.
Where does Booth say he lives in order to get past the bridge?
Where did Lincoln die?
The Peterson House
Who, besides Booth, persuades the guard to let him cross the bridge?
Who helps Booth with his injured leg?
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd
Who provided the conspirators with firearms?
Mary and John Surratt
Where do Booth and Herold meet?
The assassination of Lincoln took place at...
Does Dr. Mudd know that Booth had killed Lincoln when he invites them in his house?
April 14, 1865. It was Good Friday and the Lincolns were at the Ford Theatre. What happened?
John W. Booth carried what two weapons?
Deringer pistol and Bowie knife
John Wilkes Booth profession was that of a(n) ___________.
__________ was suppose to attend the play with the Lincolns, but didn't.
Ulysses S. Grant
______________ was to kill Vice President Johnson.
______________ was to kill Secretary of State, William H. Seward.
______________ was to assist Powell in getting to Seward's home and getting out of the city. Powell did not know the map or layout of the city of Washington.
What is Gideon Welles' position?
Secretary of the Navy
Who was the war surgeon who went to the theater that night just to get a glimpse of Lincoln?
Dr. Charles Leale
___________ has a townhouse in D.C. and a tavern in Surrattsville where she hides guns and ammunition that confederate sympathizers need.
___________ is the son of Mary Surratt, he was a confederate secret agent and had worked on past plots to capture and assassinate the president.
Major W.H. Smith went to _________ to arrest Mary Surratt.
Surratt's boarding house
________ had been hiding in Washington, trying to find a means of escape.
Lewis Powell tried to tell Major W.H. Smith that he was at the Surratt's boarding house to fix the _______.
_________ betrayed Lewis Powell by telling the Major Smith that she did not know him.
After questioning Mary Surratt was sent to the ______.
Old Capital Prison
Most of the conspirators were imprisoned at the _________ to avoid the large crowds.
Old Arsenal Penitentiary
Who was holding Booth's horse's reins in the alley behind the theatre? He also had a long association with Booth.
The newspaper didn't post the _______ explaining why Booth killed Lincoln.
The newspaper identified _________ as Seward's attacker.
_________ was a Confederate officer who told Booth and Herold about the man who could help them get across the Potomac River.
Captain Samuel Cox
__________ was a confederate secret service veteran who helped Herold and Booth across the Potomac.
When was Lincoln's funeral?
Where was Lincoln's funeral held?
_________ was found at his cousin's house in bed.
How much did Stanton offer for Lincoln's killers?
The President's body was sent to ________ for burial.