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The Resource The impeachers : the of trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation, Brenda Wineapple

The impeachers : the of trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation, Brenda Wineapple

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The impeachers : the of trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation
Title
The impeachers
Title remainder
the of trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation
Statement of responsibility
Brenda Wineapple
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When Lincoln was assassinated and Andrew Johnson became President, a fraught time in America became perilous. Congress was divided over how Reconstruction should be accomplished and the question of black suffrage. The South roiled with violence, lawlessness, and efforts to preserve the pre-Civil War society. Andrew Johnson--chosen as Vice President for electability, because he was a Southern Democrat--had no interest in following Lincoln's agenda. With the unchecked power of executive orders, Johnson pardoned the rebel states and their leaders, opposed black suffrage, and called Reconstruction unnecessary. Congress decided to take action against a President who acted like a king. With extensive research and profound insights, Brenda Wineapple makes this overlooked historical period come alive with important new insights. The impeachment--the first in American history--was the last-ditch, patriotic effort make the goals of the Civil War a reality, and to make the Union one again"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wineapple, Brenda,
Dewey number
973.8/1092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E666
LC item number
.W59 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Andrew
  • United States
Label
The impeachers : the of trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation, Brenda Wineapple
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-516) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Mars -- Magnificent intentions -- The accidental president -- Moses -- The South victorious -- Not a 'white man's government' -- Reconciliation -- Civil rights -- Mutual concessions, mutual hostilities -- Andy's swing around the circle -- Resistance -- Tenure of office -- A revolutionary period -- The Rubicon is crossed -- The president's message -- A blundering, roaring Lear -- Striking at a king -- Impeachment -- The high court of impeachment -- All the president's men -- The trial, first rounds -- The trial -- The beginning of the end -- Cankered and crude -- Point-blank lying -- The crowning struggle -- The cease of majesty -- Let us have peace -- Human rights
Control code
1100791210
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxix, 543 pages
Isbn
9780812998368
Lccn
2018034980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The impeachers : the of trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation, Brenda Wineapple
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-516) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Mars -- Magnificent intentions -- The accidental president -- Moses -- The South victorious -- Not a 'white man's government' -- Reconciliation -- Civil rights -- Mutual concessions, mutual hostilities -- Andy's swing around the circle -- Resistance -- Tenure of office -- A revolutionary period -- The Rubicon is crossed -- The president's message -- A blundering, roaring Lear -- Striking at a king -- Impeachment -- The high court of impeachment -- All the president's men -- The trial, first rounds -- The trial -- The beginning of the end -- Cankered and crude -- Point-blank lying -- The crowning struggle -- The cease of majesty -- Let us have peace -- Human rights
Control code
1100791210
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxix, 543 pages
Isbn
9780812998368
Lccn
2018034980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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