• [Alaska Purchase] Andrew Johnson Was America's First Impeached President And Was Responsible For Post Civil War Reconstruction

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    ANDREW JOHNSON (December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875) was the 17th president of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869.  He assumed the presidency when President Lincoln was assassinated.  A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the Civil War concluded.  He favored quick restoration of the seceded states without protection to former slaves. This led to a major conflict with the Republican-dominated Congress, culminating in his impeachment. He was subsequently acquitted in the Senate by one vote. Johnson’s main accomplishment as president was the Alaska purchase.

     

    Offering a bold Johnson autograph with the designation of Tenn.  Comes with a steel engraving of Johnson.

     

    Mounting residue on verso. Else very good.

     

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