Writing contest for Mr. Macnamara’s Class 5/24

 We are discussing our writing contest today and formulating questions for our contest. I would like us to brainstorm and come up with at least two questions that writers could answer. They should be opinion questions with some depth to them. Submit your questions for evaluation ( by the class) on paper and blog them hear as well.

Here are some resources you can read over to formulate your question.

How did the death of Lincoln impact the United States after the end of the civil war in terms of civil rights for African Americans?

Lincoln’s Assasination 146 years ago today

Why Did John Wilkes Boot Want to assassinate Lincoln?

Lincoln assassination Source 2

Great Link on how write an opinion or argument essay

6 responses

  1. LEE

    What drove john wilkes boot to kill lincoln.

    May 24, 2011 at 10:17 am

  2. LEE

    what in john wilkes both past do you think made hate lincoln enhouge to kill him

    May 24, 2011 at 10:25 am

  3. isaac argro


    May 24, 2011 at 10:30 am

  4. robert

    why was lincoln so hated in the south that someone was willing to assasinate him.

    May 24, 2011 at 10:35 am

  5. moses

    do you think John Wilkes Booth knew he would be cuaght when he killed Lincoln? if so where did he get the courage to do this? Do you think Booth thought he was a hero?

    May 24, 2011 at 10:39 am

  6. 1. Why didi John Wilkes Booth kill Abraham Lincoln.
    2. Do you think Lincoln’s death changed America?

    May 24, 2011 at 10:41 am

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