Andrew Johnson / Annette Gordon-Reed.

Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • New York : Times Books/Henry Holt 2011
Physical description
xviii, 166 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780805069488 (hbk.)
  • 0805069488 (hbk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-155) and index.
Contents
  • The tailor's apprentice -- Ascent -- Governor and Senator Johnson -- Disunion -- From military governor to vice president -- Mr. President -- The president obstructs -- Impeachment.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
Language
  • English
  • A portrait of America's seventeenth president describes Andrew Johnson's failed efforts to bring about reconciliation following the Civil War, the antagonism of congressional leaders who sought his impeachment, and his legacy for the present.

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