The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, who became the 17th President of the
United States after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, was one of the more ...
For the first time in history, the United States House of Representatives
impeached a sitting president, Democrat Andrew Johnson. Now, Johnson faced
The U.S. House of Representatives votes 11 articles of impeachment against
President Andrew Johnson, nine of which cite Johnson's removal of Secretary of
WHY WAS ANDREW JOHNSON IMPEACHED? The impeachment of President
Andrew Johnson was a result of political conflict and the rupture of ideologies in ...
On May 16, 1868, President Andrew Johnson
was a lucky man. As a result of this and another vote on May 26th which again failed by just one vote. The country would not experience another impeachment
trial until the presidency of William Jefferson Clinton . More »
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The impeachment of President Andrew Johnson was the result of political conflict
and the rupture of ideologies in the aftermath of the American Civil War.
About President Johnson: He was a self-educated man of humble origin who was
Abraham Lincoln's vice president during his second term and became ...
The roots of the impeachment of Andrew Johnson lay not only in the increasingly
hostile relations between himself and Congress, but in a peculiar feature of ...
Vote to Impeach Andrew Johnson May 16, 1868. It's no small decision for
Congress to impeach (accuse of a crime or misdemeanor) the president, but in