Andrew Johnson: A Resource Guide
Designed for elementary and middle school students, America's
Library provides the following stories related to Andrew
Back in Time: President Andrew Johnson Was Born in Raleigh,
Back in Time: Purchase of Alaska
Back in Time: Vote to Impeach Andrew Johnson
This site allows you to search and view millions of historic American newspaper pages from 1836-1922. Search
this collection to find newspaper
articles that reference Andrew Johnson from this time
A selection of articles related to Andrew Johnson includes:
Treasures of the Library of Congress
Manuscript Division Finding Aids Online
A finding aid for the Andrew Johnson papers in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.
& Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC)
Search PPOC using the subject heading Johnson,
Andrew, 1809-1875 to find digital images related to
Johnson such as prints, photographs, and political cartoons.
all text fields in PPOC using the phrase Andrew Johnson
to locate additional images.
The Gottscho-Schleisner Collection is comprised of over
29,000 photographs primarily of architectural subjects,
including photographs of Andrew Johnson's house in Greeneville,
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record/Historic American Landscapes Survey
The collections document achievements in architecture, engineering, and landscape design in the United States and its territories through a comprehensive range of building types, engineering technologies, and landscapes. Included is documentation of Andrew
Johnson's house in Greeneville, Tennessee.
Presidents of the United States Selected Images From the Collections of the Library of Congress
This guide presents portraits of U.S. presidents and first ladies, including images of Andrew Johnson and Eliza McCardle Johnson.
On March 30, 1867, Secretary of State William H. Seward
agreed to purchase Alaska from Russia for 7.2 million
Shortly after 10 P.M. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes
Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in
Washington, D.C. and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln.
On May 16, 1868, the U.S. Senate voted 35 to 19, one
vote short of the two-thirds majority needed to convict
President Andrew Johnson of "high crimes and misdemeanors,"
as he was charged under the eleventh article of impeachment.
Andrew Johnson, the seventeenth president of the United
States, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on December
Digital Reference Section Web Guides
Documents in American History
This site offers a list of some of the most important
documents in American history from 1763 to 1877. Each
document has a page with background information, links
to digital material associated with the documents, and
bibliographies for both adult and young readers. Some
of the documents contain information related to Andrew
Johnson, including the Treaty
with Russia for the Purchase of Alaska, the 14th
Amendment, and the 15th
Impeached: the Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy
After Abraham Lincoln's assassination, the United States continued to tumble through tumultuous times. President Andrew Johnson was failing to heal the nation's wounds, and the bitter political environment culminated in an impeachment trial. David O. Stewart discussed Johnson's 1868 trial, when once again the nation's fate hung in the balance.