President Andrew Johnson

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Noun1.President Andrew Johnson - 17th President of the United StatesPresident Andrew Johnson - 17th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)
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"President Andrew Johnson (president from 1865 to 1869) vetoed the bill, so there never was a provision in the Internal Revenue Code for reparations for slavery," said Burke.
Lowe shows how a large number of white Republicans in the Old Dominion state thought blacks were ignorant and shiftless, and did not consider them worthy of serving in positions of political responsibility; Sawrey traces how leading Ohio Republicans opposed extending the franchise to blacks during the first year after the war, and generally reacted positively to President Andrew Johnson's veto of the renewal of the Freedmen's Bureau Bill in February 1866.
1868 US President Andrew Johnson avoids impeachment by one vote.
In 1868, President Andrew Johnson was impeached and nearly removed from office for his policies for reconstruction of the South.
In a tightly woven narrative of nine chapters and a conclusion, utilizing the technique of data mining, the author focuses on the postsurrender wartime actions of President Andrew Johnson and congressional Republicans.
Vice President Andrew Johnson gave a drunken speech. Either ill or nervous, Lincoln's vice president apparently ( responded by imbibing too much alcohol and made a rambling speech as he swore into his position in 1865. 
In 1868, the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal on the remaining charges.
Interpreting political events in the United States; critical debate and representative democracy; a viewpoint on the US Bill of Rights, president Andrew Johnson's policy on reconstruction...
(John Wilkes Booth was a visitor, not a boarder.) "She kept the nest that hatched the egg" said President Andrew Johnson, whose failure to grant clemency to Mrs.
Then her broad construction of her wifely duties allowed her use all the vitality and intellectual power at her command, as when she protested to President Andrew Johnson and others the treatment of her husband as a prisoner of war.
Both President Andrew Johnson's policies and a series of black codes in the South led Congressional moderates to join with radicals.