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climax
used in Chasing Lincoln's Killer

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climax of the story
Definition
the most exciting or important part of a story, musical piece, or other thing that has a series of events
  • On the morning of July 6, 1865, the clock began ticking on one of the most dramatic events in the history of Washington, the climactic event of the manhunt.
    p. 187.2

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  • Herold would have a front-row seat for the climax of the chase for Lincoln's killer.
    p. 175.6
  • Finally, at the climax of a twelve-day manhunt that had gripped the nation, a heavily armed patrol of the Sixteenth New York Cavalry had cornered Lincoln's assassin!
    p. 167.4
  • News of Booth's death traveled across the nation by telegraph, and newspapers rushed to print stories filled with the details of the manhunt's climax at Garrett's farm.
    p. 181.4

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