Category Archives: Andrew Johnson

  1. Johnson – post Presidency

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    Johnson is the only former President to serve in the Senate after leaving the White House.

  2. All the Way Up There in Alaska

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    Seward’s Folly: Seward/Johnson bought Alaska from the Russians.

  3. Reconstruction

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    Congress passed a Reconstruction plan that required states to approve civil and voting rights for freedmen. Many southern whites refused …
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  4. Setting a Bad Precedent

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    During his campaign for election in 1866, Johnson went on campaign speaking tour. This is the first time a President …
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  5. More 13th Amendment

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    To restore southern states to the union, each had to write a new constitution accepting the 13th amendment abolishing slavery, …
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  6. Johnson – pre Presidency

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    When he was in the U.S. House, he voted against the Smithsonian, against expanding the U.S. Patent Office, against federal …
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  7. The Assassination

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    November 23, 2014 by Lorene

    The two theaters that Lincoln regularly visited were Grover’s and Ford’s. Mr. Grover estimated Lincoln visited his theater more than …
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