The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

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He became a Mayor at the age of 22 which is very impressive to most people. The city he was Mayor of was Greeneville, Tennessee, he served as Mayor for 4 years. He was elected as a Tennessee House of Representatives in 1835.He had later become a Tennessee State Senator before he was elected to the congress in 1843. In 1862 President Lincoln made him Military Governor of Tennessee, In 1864 the Republicans, said that their National Union Party was for all loyal men, nominated Johnson, a Southerner and a Democrat, for Vice President.When the assassination of Abraham Lincoln happened Johnson was the vice president. Since he was the vice president when Abraham L. was killed(assassinated) he became the president. The new vice president and president
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