Andrew Johnson Impeached Research Paper

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There were only two presidents that were impeached in the United States, Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Johnson became president the 17th president after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Johnson was the first president that had a impeached on him and his impeachment happen on February 24, 1868. The House pressed Johnson on volition of Tenure Of Office Act, which was passed by congress a year before this happen. Specifically, Johnson got impeached because he had removed Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton from office and then Johnson replaced Stanton with General Ulysses Grant. During this day the House of Representatives voted 126 to 47 in favor of impeaching Andrew Johnson of high crimes and a misdemeanors. A week later from February 24,

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