ISBN-10:
0823219232
ISBN-13:
9780823219230
Pub. Date:
02/01/1999
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction

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

by Hans L. Trefousse

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ISBN-13: 9780823219230
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 02/01/1999
Series: Reconstructing America
Edition description: 2
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About 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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Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Trefousse's book about Andrew Johnson's impeachment & trial is very informative and well researched. It is not too long and gives readers a short version of the events that took place from 1865 to 1869. The president's impeachment and trial was the first time in world history that a nation's chief leader was being tried for crimes. It was one of the most important events in American political history. Its outcome--acquittal--strengthened the presidency. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in Johnson's impeachment & trial.