Making Sense of the American Civil War
Andrew Johnson

Andrew JohnsonNo president ever became president under more dramatic and tragic circumstances than did Andrew Johnson. Following the assignation of Abraham Lincoln, Johnson bore the burden of the end of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction. Born in Raleigh NC, Johnson was the only senator from a confederate state to remain in congress. Johnson has the dubious honor of being the first president to be impeached. The verdict fell one vote short and Johnson served out his term. (More)



Castel, Albert. "Johnson, Andrew." Presidents: A Reference History. Ed. Henry F. Graff. 3rd ed. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002. 225-239. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 31 Oct. 2011.




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