"Andrew Johnson" was the List of Presidents of the United States/17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was Vice President of the United States/Vice President at the time of President Abraham Lincoln's Abraham Lincoln assassination/assassination. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union Party (United States)/National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the American Civil War/Civil War concluded. The new president favored quick restoration of the Secession in the United States/seceded states to the Union. His plans did not give protection to the Freedmen#United States/former slaves, and he came into conflict with the History of the United States Republican Party/Republican-dominated Congress, culminating in Impeachment of Andrew Johnson/his impeachment by the House of Representatives. The first American president to be impeached, he was acquitted in the Senate by one vote.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous presidents! More Andrew Johnson on Wikipedia.