The Impeachment And Trial Of Andrew Jackson

The Impeachment And Trial Of Andrew Jackson

by Michael Les Benedict, Michael Les Benedict
     
 

"The definitive account of Andrew Johnson's impeachment and of the dramatic events that first put a president on trial before the Senate." - Eric Foner
This book argues that although Johnson's impeachment did not succeed in ousting him, it was a justified step. It describes the critical issues and events leading up to the impeachment and then discusses the trial

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Overview

"The definitive account of Andrew Johnson's impeachment and of the dramatic events that first put a president on trial before the Senate." - Eric Foner
This book argues that although Johnson's impeachment did not succeed in ousting him, it was a justified step. It describes the critical issues and events leading up to the impeachment and then discusses the trial itself: what the grounds were, what the different sides' motivations were and why the attempt failed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393319828
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/17/1999
Series:
Norton Essays in American History Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Les Benedict is professor of history at Ohio State University.

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