From the moment Abraham Lincoln was elected his life was in danger. In fact, it took a team of the nation's best detectives just to get him to his inauguration! This classroom play script is based on the real event historically known as "The Baltimore Plot." It reveals Lincoln's personality and the attitudes that led to the Civil War. It also introduces readers to Allan Pinkerton, the famed detective who started The Secret Service. Use this read aloud play for readers theater in grades 4 through 7, in small groups, whole class, or on stage. Full class set, a comprehension quiz, answer key, and CCSs alignment for around three bucks! Purchaser licensed to print a class set every year. Thanks!