The Papers of Andrew Johnson
University of Tennessee
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A comprehensive edition of the papers of Andrew Johnson (1808 –1875), the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. This edition contains correspondence, speeches, miscellaneous interviews, and documents of Johnson as a member from Tennessee to the U.S. House of Representatives, Governor of Tennessee, U.S. Senator, and Vice President. Johnson became president after Lincoln's assassination. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the Civil War concluded. The new president favored quick restoration of the seceded states to the Union. His plans did not give protection to the former slaves, and he came into conflict with the Republican-dominated Congress, culminating in his impeachment by the House of Representatives. The first American president to be impeached, he was acquitted in the Senate by one vote. This edition contains correspondence, speeches, miscellaneous interviews, and documents of Johnson as a congressman, governor, senator, military governor of Tennessee, president, and politician seeking vindication. Returning to Tennessee after his presidency, Johnson was elected to the Senate again in 1875.
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