Mary Surratt: Was she involved in the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln?

Students will attempt to solve the mystery as to whether or not Mary Surratt was involved in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Essential Question: Did Mary Surratt conspire with John Wilkes booth and other Confederate sympathizers to kill Abraham Lincoln?

Here is what is in the packet:

  1. Lesson plan

  2. There are 9 different clues to include pictures, videos and primary source readings.

  3. Detective log with probing questions and a spot to write final judgement as to whether or not Mary Surratt was guilty.

The packet is in Microsoft word so you can edit it as well as PDF.

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