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Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson was the 17th US President, succeeding Abraham Lincoln after his assassination. He is remembered for his role in ending the Civil War on the National Union ticket.

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Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. He was the first President to take office after the assassination of President Lincoln and is best known for his role in the contentious Reconstruction period following the Civil War.

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1808</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Andrew Johnson is Born</div><div class='timeline-text'>On December 29, 1808, Andrew Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1829</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Becomes Mayor of Greeneville</div><div class='timeline-text'>At the age of 20, Andrew Johnson became the mayor of Greeneville, Tennessee.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1853</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Elected Governor of Tennessee</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson was elected as the Governor of Tennessee and served until 1857.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1862</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Appointed Military Governor of Tennessee</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Lincoln appointed him as the Military Governor of Tennessee during the Civil War.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1864</div></DIV><DIV CLASS='TIMELINE-CENTER'></DIV><DIV CLASS='TIMELINE-RIGHT'><DIV CLASS='TIMELINE-TEXT TIMELINE-TEXT-TITLE'>Elected Vice President</DIV><DIV CLASS='TIMELINE-TEXT'>Andrew Johnson was elected as Vice President under President Abraham Lincoln.</DIV></DIV></DIV><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1865</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Assumes Presidency After Lincoln's Assassination</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson assumed the presidency after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April 1865.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date'>1868</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Survives Impeachment Trial</div><div class='timeline-text'>Johnson narrowly survived an impeachment trial by one vote in the Senate, allowing him to finish his term.</DIV></DIV></DIV>

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Andrew Johnson, the 17th President of the United States, was born on December 29, 1808 and was 66 years old upon his death on July 31, 1875. He is best known for having succeeded Abraham Lincoln as President at the end of the U.S. Civil War and for being the first President to be impeached.