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Andrew Johnson - With the Assassination of Lincoln, the Presidency fell upon an old-fashioned southern Jacksonian Democrat of pronounced states' rights views. Although an honest and honorable man, Andrew Johnson was one of the most unfortunate of Presidents. Arrayed against him were the Radical Republicans in Congress, brilliantly led and ruthless in their tactics. Johnson was no match for them. American Civil War, American Presidents, Abraham Lincoln, Johnson 17, Andrew Johnson, Presidents Andrew, White House, United States, North Carolina
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Lyndon B. Johnson - "A Great Society" for the American people and their fellow men elsewhere was the vision of Lyndon B. Johnson. In his first years of office he obtained passage of one of the most extensive legislative programs in the Nation's history. Maintaining collective security, he carried on the rapidly growing struggle to restrain Communist encroachment in Viet Nam.
Andrew Johnson, our 17th President, was eager to reunite the former Confederate states into the Union, but the Republican Congress impeached him for failing to protect former slaves. The first President to be impeached was saved from conviction by one vote in the Senate. The best general biography of the man is probably "Andrew Johnson: A Biography" by Hans Trefousse, though the Oxford-published "Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction" by Eric McKitrick also deserves a look.
Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States (1865–1869). As Vice President of the United States in 1865, he succeeded Abraham Lincoln following the latter's assassination. Johnson then presided over the initial and contentious Reconstruction era of the United States following the American Civil War. Born December 29, 1808 Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S. Died July 31, 1875 (aged 66) Elizabethton, Tennessee,
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), 36th President of the United States (1963–1969) and First Lady Claudia Taylor “Lady Bird” Johnson (1912-2007). On their first date Johnson proposed. Lady Bird did not want to rush into marriage, but Lyndon Johnson was persistent and did not want to wait. Lady Bird accepted his proposal 10 weeks later. The couple married on November 17, 1934.