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Frederick Douglass and the Assassination of Abraham LincolnOn the morning of Friday April 14 Booth dropped by Fords Theatre and learned that the President and General Grant were planning to attend the evening performance of Our American Cousin Booth opened the door to the State Box shot Lincoln in the back of the head at near point-blank range and struggled with Rathbone Lincolns body guard On April 14 1865 the nation suffered a terrible shock when John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Fords Theater Lincoln died April 15 1865 at 722 AM Here his body lies in state at the East Room of the White House where it remained until his funeral on April 19 Frederick Douglass was born a slave on a plantation in Tuckahoe Maryland in 1818 Frederick Douglass may be the most famous black abolitionist and civil rights leaders in the United States that was freed in 1838 Once freed his powerful speeches newspaper articles and books awakened whites and the evil of slavery and inspired blacks in their struggle for freedom and equality Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln had many different opinions on the topic of slaves and their rights Douglass believed that slavery should be abolished and slaves deserved the same equal rights as the white people Lincoln agreed with Douglass and was against slavery but only on moral grounds However he was not an admirer of the black man did not believe blacks should be granted rights of American citizens and did not wish that they be part of American society He believed that all blacks should be removed from the United States and resettle in some other country Because of the different views there was much controversy between themDouglass
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