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Andrew Johnsons Presidential Life Andrew Johnson became president in 1829 He became a Greenville alderman along with a tanner and a plaster Andrew Johnson was the first president to be impeached and he became chief exeutive upon the assisination of Abraham Lincoln At the end of the Civil War Johnson inherited a wartime dispute between Lincoln and congress over how to treat the South after the war A lot of Republicans in congress opposed Johnsons views but the senate failed by one vote to remove Johnson from office Throughout his life and his presidentcy Johnson aroused either strong support or fierce dislike Some people view him as an unfit leader who was to generous to the southerners after the war Some people also portrayed him as a leader of universal vision who accurately saw the harsh treatment of the southern states would increase divisions in the Union Scholars believe Johnsons acquittal in the impeachment trial preserved the independance of the presidency In 1835 the voters elected him to the Tennessee House of Representive He opposed a bill for state assistance in the construction of railroads because he feared dishonesty and waistful spending Many northerners questioned Johnsons plan especially after the begining of 1866 They doubted the fitness of the southern states because of reports of violence against blacks and their white supporters the passing of laws unfair to blacks and the frequent election of former Confederate leaders When congress met in December 1865 they rejected plan and would not seat newly elected southern congressmen and some congressman criticized Johnsons plan His impeachment had long been a goal of the radicals On Feburary 241868 the House of Representitves voted 126 to 47 to impeach Johnson On March 51868 the senate organized itself as a court to hear the impeachment At the trial on March 131868 the galleries buzzed with spectators Some of Johnsons accusers tried to implicate him in Lincons murder but failed Andrews life in
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