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Andrew Johnson Fast Facts

Seventeenth President of the United States


Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

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Here is a quick list of fast facts for Andrew Johnson. For more in depth information, you can also read the Andrew Johnson Biography

Birth: December 29, 1808

Death: July 31, 1875

Term of Office: April 15, 1865 - March 3, 1869

Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term - Finished out the term after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated.

First Lady: Eliza McCardle

Andrew Johnson Quote: "Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide."
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Major Events While in Office:

  • Reconstruction
  • Thirteenth Amendment Ratified (1865)
  • Alaska Purchased (1867)
  • Impeachment Proceedings (1868)
  • Fourteenth Amendment Ratified (1868)

States Entering Union While in Office:

  • Nebraska (1867)

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