I. Presidents Full Name(Include Birth and death):
Full Name :Andrew Johnson,
Born : December 29, 1808 ; Raleigh, North Carolina
Died: July 23, 1875 by a stroke
II. Educational and occupation background :
Education: Andrew had a minimum amount of education as he was born into poverty
Occupation: Tailor, Public Official
III. Terms or terms of office
Terms served : one; 1865-1869
IV. Issues that were prominent in each election:
Issues : Slavery
VI. Vice President :
John C. Calhoun, terms served: two; ( 1829-1832)
VII. Political Party:
VIII. Major Domestic happenings during his presidency:
States must ratify the thirteenth and fourteenth amendment- In order to be apart of congress again they must provide civil and equal right to African Americans. (Thirteenth Amendment-put a end to slavery and the fourteen amendment - extend political rights)
Black Codes passed- Black codes were considered Jim Crow Laws which limited and minimize the freedom for blacks to vote
KuKluxKlan established- White groups in the south attempted to prevent African American from voting
Impeached and Trial of Andrew Johnson- The government began getting frustrated with Johnson ideas and impeached him. A trial was the held were thirty-five senators found him guilty and nineteen found him not guilty. Overall Johnson was not found guilty due to the constitution requiring of two-thirds of majority vote.
Freedmen Bureau Bill- To aid former slaves through food, housing, education , and healthcare
First Reconstruction Act(1867)- Passes over president Johnson veto. Required the “sinful Ten” ( The 10 ex-confederate states) to adopt another government. Andrew Johnson was against this act.
Tenure of Office Acts and command of the Amy act- This acts was use to get rid of President Andrew Johnson. Congress had held that president Johnson violated the law and gave him eleven charges. The house quickly voted to...