ERIC Number: ED432494
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson. Web Lesson.
Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
This lesson presents the historical background of Abraham Lincoln's selection of Andrew Johnson as his running mate in the election of 1864. The lesson considers the climate in the U.S. Congress after President Lincoln's assassination. The details of the impeachment and trial of President Andrew Johnson are given. The lesson presents three questions for student discussion and writing, a longer activity for whole-class participation, two sources for further reading, and four web site links. (BT)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Higher Education, Law Related Education, Legal Problems, Presidents of the United States, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History, World Wide Web
Web site: http://crf-usa.org/impeachment1.html
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: United States Constitution