The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
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"Setting The Scene" Paper
Students will write a background paper called "Setting The Scene" prior to beginning the trial. The following articles from Harper's Weekly are suggested as resources for the paper:

President Andrew Johnson
May 13, 1865, page 289

Andrew Johnson
September 15, 1866, page 584

The President’s Experiment
September 30, 1865, page 610

The President’s Fidelity
December 9, 1865, page 771

The Veto Message
March 3, 1866, page 130

The Freedmen’s Bureau
March 10, 1866, page 146

Radicalism and Conservatism
April 29, 1866, page 242

The Civil Rights Bill
April 14, 1866, page 226

The Civil Rights Bill
April 21, 1866, page 243

The Congressional Plan of Reorganization
May 12, 1866, page 290

The Final Report of the Reconstruction Committee
June 23, 1866, page 387

The Report of the Congressional Committee
June 23, 1866, page 386

The Case Stated
August 4, 1866, page 482

The New Orleans Report
October 20, 1866, page 658

Cartoon: Andrew Johnson’s Reconstruction
September 1, 1866, pages 552 – 553

The New Orleans Massacre
March 30, 1867, page 202

The Great Campaign of ’66
September 29, 1866, page 610

What Next?
October 27, 1866, page 674

Shall the President be Impeached?
November 3, 1866, page 690

News Items
January 19, 1867, page 35

Impeachment
January 26, 1867, page 50

The Veto of the Reconstruction Bill
March 16, 1867, page 162

Adjournment of Congress
April 13, 1867, page 226

The Result
March 30, 1867, page 194

The Southern Commanders
April 6, 1867, page 218

The End of Impeachment
June 22, 1867, page 386

Impeachment Postponed
July 27, 1867, page 467


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