"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.

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