Andrew Johnson


Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States. He tried to keep Lincoln's policies of Reconstruction going but was thwarted by an angered Congress, who impeached him but did not convict him.

The Life of Andrew Johnson
He was a Congressman, Vice-president, and the 17th President of the United States.

White House Biography
This site is FILLED with excellent details about this famous, important president.

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Andrew Johnson: from the Internet Public Library
Good, solid presentation of the life and words of the man, from your friends at PBS

The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
LOTS of primary sources help explain the who, how, and why of Johnson's impeachment.

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Find out more about his early life in Tennessee.

The Andrew Johnson Presidential Museum and Library
Companion site to the real thing, which has many mementoes of Johnson's term in the high office

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