Research Paper On Andrew Johnson's Impeachment

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Edgar Holder 10.6.15 The impeachment of Andrew Johnson Andrew Johnson was born into poverty in Raleigh, North Carolina. At the age of 3 his father died. At 18 Johnson moved to Tennessee and opened a tailor shop. 20 years later Johnson entered politics and by 1864 he was the mayor of Greeneville. Johnson wa known as one of the best debaters in the community. But once his time as the 17th president came , he was not on the same boat as many other people in office and because of this he was impeached . Following this the impeachment process did not work . Johnson was too carry out Lincoln's plan but that's not what happen . first Johnson removed secretary of war Edwin M. Stanton . Also republicans in Congress wanted
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