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Tenure of Office Act (1867)

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The Tenure of Office Act was a United States federal law (in force from 1867 to 1887) that was intended to restrict the power of the President of the United States  ...

Tenure of Office Act - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Tenure of Office Act | United States [1867] | Britannica.com

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(March 2, 1867), in the post-Civil War period of U.S. history, law forbidding the president to remove civil officers without senatorial consent. The law was passed  ...

The Tenure of Office Act - The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

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by John Adler, Publisher The action of President Johnson that led directly to his impeachment was his deliberate violation of the Tenure of Office Act. By ...

Tenure Of Office Act | Teaching American History

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Tenure Of Office Act. March 02, 1867. Full Document; Academic Standards. Be it enacted…, That every person holding any civil office to which he has been ...

Tenure of Office Act of 1867: Definition & Summary | Study.com

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The Tenure of Office Act was a short-lived law with the intent of protecting federal officials from executive removal. Learn about the brief...

Tenure of Office Act *** - United States History for kids

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Find a summary, definition and facts about the Tenure of Office Act for kids. The provisions and significance of the Tenure of Office Act. Information about the ...

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The political backing to begin impeachment came when Johnson breached the Tenure of Office Act by removing Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, from his ...

Chapter V. The Tenure-Of-Office Act - Avalon Project

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Mr. Johnson's alleged violation of the act of Congress known as the Tenure-of- Office Act, constituted the ostensible basis of his impeachment in 1868. As stated  ...

Tenure of Office Act - Legal Dictionary - The Free Dictionary

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Tenure of Office Act. The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, left the post–Civil War United States in the hands of his ineffectual and ...

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THE TENURE OF OFFICE ACT OF 1867

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The Tenure of Office Act, passed over the veto of President Andrew Johnson on March 2, ... When the Senate was not in session, the Act allowed the President to  ...

Tenure of Office Act - Infoplease

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Tenure of Office Act, in U.S. history, measure passed on Mar. 2, 1867, by Congress over the veto of President Andrew Johnson; it forbade the.

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Tenure of Office Act in U.S. history, measure passed on Mar. 2, 1867, by Congress over the veto of President Andrew Johnson ; it forbade the...