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Impeached : the trial of President Andrew Johnson and the fight for Lincoln's legacy

Author / Creator
Stewart, David O
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Summary

An account of the attempt to remove Andrew Johnson from the presidency. It demolishes the myth that Johnson's impeachment was unjustified.

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Creator
David O. Stewart
Format
Books
Language
English
Publication
  • First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition
  • New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009
Physical Details
  • x, 447 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBNs
9781416547495, 1416547495
OCLC
ocn301798233

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-426) and index.

  • Bad beginnings : Spring 1865 -- President Johnson : April 1865 -- Land of revolution : November 1865 -- The opposition gathers : December 1865 -- A government divided against itself : January-June 1866 -- Political war : July-November 1866 -- False start on impeachment : December 1866-June 1867 -- The dangerous sphinx : August-November 1867 -- Impeachment, round two : December 1867 -- Impeachment, round three : December 12, 1867-February 15, 1868 -- Showdown on Seventeenth street : February 15-21, 1868 -- The dam bursts : February 22-24, 1868 -- The Waterloo struggle : February 24-March 4, 1868 -- Send in the lawyers : March 5-29, 1868 -- Influence and Edmund Cooper : March 1868 -- Ben Butler's horse case : March 30-April 8, 1868 -- Defending the President : April 9-20, 1868 -- Counting to seven : April 1868 -- An avalanche of talk : April 22-May 6, 1868 -- The dark men : May 5-9, 1868 -- Scrambling for votes : May 6-12, 1868 -- Desperate days : May 12-15, 1868 -- Free again : May 16-26, 1868 -- Searching for scandal : May 17-July 5, 1868 -- The caravan moves on : January 1, 1869- -- The Rorschach blot
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