The Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson

This week marks the 149th anniversary of the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson for High Crimes and Misdemeanors. Andrew Johnson became president of the United States on April 15, 1865 when President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Johnson, like Lincoln, was in favor of reunifying the country quickly. He planned to …

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