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Andrew Johnson and the struggle for presidential reconstruction 1865-1869.

Gary G. Baker

Andrew Johnson and the struggle for presidential reconstruction 1865-1869.

by Gary G. Baker

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Published by D.C.Heath & Co, Boston in Englewood etc .
Written in English

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  • Johnson, Andrew, -- 1808-1875.

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    SeriesNew Dimensions in American History
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    Open LibraryOL16567725M

    Andrew Johnson (Decem – J ) was the 17th president of the United States, serving from to He assumed the presidency as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of Abraham ed by: Abraham Lincoln. At This Time. The U.S. abolishes slavery via the 13th Amendment • George Innes paints Peace and Plenty • Alfred Nobel invents dynamite • The U.S. purchases Alaska from Russia for $ million • Karl Marx publishes volume I of Das Kapital • The 14th Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, which protects an individual’s rights and privileges of citizenship.

      In The Unfinished Revolution: Reconstruction and After, , Professor Eric Foner examines the pivotal but misunderstood era of Reconstruction that followed the .   Andrew Johnson, 17th president of the United States (–69), who took office upon the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. A Democrat, he became Lincoln’s second vice president because of his rejection of Southern secession. His lenient Reconstruction policies led to his impeachment, though he was acquitted.

    the first suit to be brought against a President of the United States in the Supreme Court. Mississippi attempted to sue President Johnson for enforcing Reconstruction, claiming it was unconstitutional. The court ruled that by enforcing Reconstruction, Johnson was acting in an executive and political capacity and so he could not be sued.   Worst Presidents: Andrew Johnson () He survived impeachment after opposing Reconstruction initiatives including the 14th amendment. By Jay Tolson, .


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(Edmund Gibson) Ross. out of 5 stars Following Lincoln’s assassination in AprilAndrew Johnson became president and inaugurated the period of Presidential Reconstruction (–67). Johnson offered a pardon to all Southern whites except Confederate leaders and wealthy planters (although most of these subsequently received individual pardons), restoring their political rights.

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Taking office after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, he clashed constantly with Congress during the tumultuous early years of Reconstruction. Andrew Johnson, the 17th President of the United States, was pro-slavery throughout his career in the Senate and as the Military Governor of Tennessee.

InRepublican Abraham Lincoln chose Andrew Johnson, a Democratic senator from Tennessee, as his Vice Presidential candidate. Andrew Johnson: A Biography by Hans Trefousse was published in Trefousse was a historian, author and professor at Brooklyn College for several decades.

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Historian Allen Guelzo talks about his book, "Reconstruction: A Concise History." He argues that despite the ratification of the 14th and 15th Amendments, the Reconstruction period failed to.

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The papers of vice president, senator, and representative Andrew Johnson (), who became the seventeenth president of the Unites States in after Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, consist of 40, items (63, images), most of which were digitized from 55 reels of previously produced microfilm.

Spanning the yearswith the bulk datingthe collection contains. A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian recounts the tale of the unwanted president who ran afoul of Congress over Reconstruction and was nearly removed from office Andrew Johnson never expected to be president.

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The presidency of Andrew Johnson began on Apwhen Andrew Johnson became President of the United States upon the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and ended on March 4, He had been Vice President of the United States for only 42 days when he succeeded to the presidency.

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president, assumed office after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln (). Johnson, who served from to.