17th President (1865-1869)
Born: December 29, 1808
Died: July 31, 1875
Vice President: None
Political Party: Democratic
Next President: Ulysses S. Grant
Notable Andrew Johnson Quotes
"If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet."
"Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within
it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to
The Only President to...
Andrew Johnson was on of only two U. S. Presidents to be impeached. The other was Bill Clinton.
Both were acquitted at trial.
Interesting Andrew Johnson Facts
In 1860, Andrew Johnson was a southern Senator from Greeneville, Tennessee. When the southern
states began to secede, he was the only southern Senator not to resign his post. During the Civil War, he supported
Abraham Lincolns' military policies and became his running mate in the 1864 elections which they won. When Lincoln
was assassinated, Johnson became president.
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