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Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson( )
Author: Gordon-Reed, Annette
Editor: Wilentz, Sean
Schlesinger, Arthur M.
Series title:The American Presidents Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4299-2461-0
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Times Books
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian recounts the tale of the unwanted president who ran afoul of Congress over Reconstruction and was nearly removed from office

Andrew Johnson never expected to be president. But just six weeks after becoming Abraham Lincoln's vice president, the events at Ford's Theatre thrust him into the nation's highest office.

Johnson faced a nearly impossible task--to succeed America's greatest chief executive, to bind the nation's wounds...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 Inches
Author Biography
Gordon-Reed, Annette (Author)
Annette Gordon-Reed grew up in east Texas. She majored in History at Dartmouth College, graduating in 1981, and then attended Harvard Law School. Gordon-Reed worked as an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel and was Counsel to the New York City Board of Corrections before becoming a professor of law at New York Law School in 1992.

Gordon-Reed wrote the book Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy after first becoming interested in the president as a child. She co-authored Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir and wrote Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History. Gordon-Reed is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Hemingses of Monticello.

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