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416 wordsAndrew Johnson took office after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. A Democrat from Tennessee, Johnson was the Vice President nominee in 1864 because the Republicans wanted to show that their party was for all loyal men, even southerners. When he became president, the Civil War had just ended and Johnson faced the challenge of mending a broken nation. Johnson favored leniency for the South. He handed out many pardons to member of the Confederacy, pushed to restore civilian control in ...
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1,759 wordsThe Impeachment of Andrew Johnson With the assassination of Lincoln, the presidency fell upon an old-fashioned southerner named Andrew Johnson. Although an honest and honorable man, Andrew Johnson was one of the most unfortunate Presidents. Over time there has been a controversial debate as to whether Johnson deserved to be impeached, or if it was an unconstitutional attempt by Congress to infringe upon the presidents authority. The impeachment of Andrew Johnson was politically motivated. The sp...
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649 wordsIn 1864 the radical republicans controlling congress passed the Wade-Davis Bill. The bill provided for the appointment of provisional military governors in the seceded states, and require each state to abolish slavery, renounce secession, and disqualify Confederate officials from voting or holding office. The Wade-Davis Bill also said that any amnesties granted to the south would originate with congress, not the president. Lincoln, favoring a more liberal resolution, vetoed this bill setting the...
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1,199 wordsAP American Reconstruction Philip Smith AP American History Mr. Catapano 02 / 24 / 00 After the Civil War ended, President Lincoln was faced with the task of rejoining a Union which was thriving less than fifty years earlier. In 1863 to achieve this goal, Lincoln introduced his? restoration plan? to the country. During this time of Reconstruction many compromises were made in order to bring the south into American society once more, while incorporating the needs of the newly emancipated slaves. ...
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