A Tailor President Mends the Nation: Andrew Johnson and the U.S. Constitution

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Location: 
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site 101 N. College St, Greeneville TN, 37743, US
Date: March 6, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm (America/Toronto)
Event Type: 
Videoconference

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The assassination of Abraham Lincoln at the end of the Civil War placed Andrew Johnson in a delicate situation of restoring the American government. Opposed by many in Congress, Andrew Johnson was determined to stay true to his strict interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. Join Park Rangers at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site as they illustrate the challenges of Andrew Johnson's presidency, while reflecting on how his early life shaped his character on the path to becoming the 17th President. 

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