Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction

Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction

by Hans L. Trefousse
     
 

In Impeachment of a President, Hans L. Trefousse focuses on the causes of the failure to convict, the consequences of the acquittal, and the relationship of the impeachment to the ill success of Reconstruction. Drawing on a wealth of material, some only recently made available, Professor Trefousse sheds new light on the President's objectives and character.

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In Impeachment of a President, Hans L. Trefousse focuses on the causes of the failure to convict, the consequences of the acquittal, and the relationship of the impeachment to the ill success of Reconstruction. Drawing on a wealth of material, some only recently made available, Professor Trefousse sheds new light on the President's objectives and character.

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Focuses on the causes of the failure to convict Jackson, the consequences of his acquittal, and the relationship of the impeachment to the ill success of Reconstruction. Trefousse (history, Brooklyn College) also re-examines Jackson's character. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870491641
Publisher:
University of Tennessee Press
Publication date:
03/28/1975
Pages:
318

Meet the Author

Hans Trefousse (1921-2010) was Distinguished Professor of History at Brooklyn College and at the Graduate Center, of the City University of New York.

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