Andrew Johnson

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ANDREW JOHNSON

Party: Democratic
Vice President: None
Election Opponent(s): None
Birthplace: North Carolina
Born: December 29, 1808
Died: July 31, 1875

AMERICA AT THIS TIME
(EVENTS — RESULTS &
RESPONSE)


NATION WAS FINALLY FINISHED
WITH THE CIVIL WAR



DOMESTIC & FOREIGN POLICIES


Johnson continued Lincoln’s reconstruction format



Johnson set up thousands of black codes while Con-

JOHNSON SUCCEEDED LINCOLN

gress was on recess, and established many pardons

AFTER HIS ASSASINATION BY

for war criminals

JOHN WILKES BOOTH AT THE
FORD’S THEATRE IN DC



Freedmen’s Bureau Act and Civil Rights Act passed
under Republicans



Thirteenth, Fourteenth amendments established



Tenure of Office Act limits President’s appointing
powers.



Attempt at impeachment fell one vote short after firing of Stanton



Black men finally got the right to vote



No key foreign policy

POLITICS
 No key Advisors
 Major key political events seen above.
 First VP to succeed following an assassination
 First President to be Impeached by the House of Representatives

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