Impeached : the trial of President Andrew Johnson and the fight for Lincoln's legacy / David O. Stewart

Author(s): Stewart, David O
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Subjects: United States--Politics and government--1865-1869
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875--Impeachment
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2009
LC Classification: E
Notes: LCCN: 2009003346
ISBN: 9781416547495
ISBN: 1416547495
"Simon & Schuster nonfiction original hardcover"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Bad beginnings : Spring 1865 -- President Johnson : April 1865 -- Land of revolution : November 1865 -- The opposition gathers : December 1865 -- A government divided against itself : January-June 1866 -- Political war : July-November 1866 -- False start on impeachment : December 1866-June 1867 -- The dangerous sphinx : August-November 1867 -- Impeachment, round two : December 1867 -- Impeachment, round three : December 12, 1867-February 15, 1868 -- Showdown on Seventeenth street : February 15-21, 1868 -- The dam bursts : February 22-24, 1868 -- The Waterloo struggle : February 24-March 4, 1868 -- Send in the lawyers : March 5-29, 1868 -- Influence and Edmund Cooper : March 1868 -- Ben Butler's horse case : March 30-April 8, 1868 -- Defending the President : April 9-20, 1868 -- Counting to seven : April 1868 -- An avalanche of talk : April 22-May 6, 1868 -- The dark men : May 5-9, 1868 -- Scrambling for votes : May 6-12, 1868 -- Desperate days : May 12-15, 1868 -- Free again : May 16-26, 1868 -- Searching for scandal : May 17-July 5, 1868 -- The caravan moves on : January 1, 1869- -- The Rorschach blot
Summary: This account of the attempt to remove Andrew Johnson from the presidency demolishes the myth that Johnson's impeachment was unjustified
Physical Description: x, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 301798233
ISBN/ISSN: 9781416547495
1416547495

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