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Andrew Johnson by Hans L. Trefousse3 starsThe work may have been more aptly titled The Paradox of Andrew Johsnon. Trefousse does a good job of showing the complexities and contradictions that make up Johnson. At one point in his career it was observed, " No man has labored more earnestly in the cause of the Government than he has. Politically shrewd but fatally unable to adapt to new political realities, Andrew Johnson presided, disastrously, over the tumultuous first years of Reconstruction. In this provocative account, Hans Trefousse gives us a brilliant, compassionate port Andrew Johnson by Hans L. Trefousse, December 1997, W. W. Norton & Company edition, in English Abstract. Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon held the presidency a century apart but are linked by the common experience of being charged with “high crimes and misdemeanors” in the impeachment process. 1 The only president other than Bill Clinton to have undergone impeachment trial, Johnson escaped conviction when the Senate came up one vote short of the two-thirds majority required for a ... Coincidentally becoming the second vice president with the last name Johnson to succeed an assassinated president and nearly one hundred years apart.(Hugh S. Sidey, 1-2 & Hans L. Trefousse, 1-2) Within a short time after he became president, Johnson announced a five hundred million-dollar budget cut and urged a strong civil rights bill. Nov 29, 2016 · Andrew Washburn Doctor Foster HIS 121 27 November 2016 The book I read is titled “Andrew Johnson – A Biography” written by Hans L. Trefousse in 1989. Trefousse was born in Frankfurt, Germany on Dec 18, 1921. He has a master’s and doctoral degree in History and is also a professor of history at Brooklyn College. Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) became the 17th president of the United States of America (1865-69) with the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April 1865. He was a War Democrat from Tennessee, but was elected Vice President on the ad-hoc Union ticket in 1864. HOT BLAST: President Andrew Johnson, President Trump and the difficulty of impeachment ... Johnson’s leading biographer Hans Trefousse calls him, for the remainder of his time as chief executive ... Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) became the 17th president of the United States of America (1865-69) with the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April 1865. He was a War Democrat from Tennessee, but was elected Vice President on the ad-hoc Union ticket in 1864. Hans L. Trefousse, 88, of 22 Shore Acres Road, Shore Acres, who escaped Nazi persecution in pre-war Germany, then served in the U.S. Army during World War II, died Friday at his home. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, he immigrated to the United States in 1935 as a refugee, escaping the pre-war nightmare. During World... Sep 29, 2017 · Thaddeus Stevens was another of their “inspirational” madmen, lauded in the annals of the Party of Reconstruction. In his biography of Stevens, Thaddeus Stevens: Nineteenth Century Egalitarian, historian Hans Trefousse even makes a brief reference to the Jacobin Club, a term reserved for the most extreme Republicans in Congress (p. 168). Andrew Johnson A Biography (Book) : Trefousse, Hans Louis : A definitive life of the flawed man who succeeded to the American presidency after Lincoln's assassination and who presided, disastrously, over the tumultuous first years of Reconstruction. Historian Hans L. Trefousse gives us "a brilliant, compassionate portrait of a dynamic era of social change and national healing, and of the ... I just finished Andrew Johnson, by Hans L. Trefousse, a well-written and readable biography of one of lowest ranked presidents. Andrew Johnson is famous for being the Vice President left with the daunting task of picking up the pieces after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and for being the first U.S. President to be impeached. Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) became the 17th president of the United States of America (1865-69) with the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April 1865. He was a War Democrat from Tennessee, but was elected Vice President on the ad-hoc Union ticket in 1864. "In the Toils of War: Andrew Johnson and the Federal Occupation of Tennessee, 1862-1865. " PhD diss., University of Tennessee, 1981. ... Even Hans L. Trefousse, a ... Trefousse, Hans L. and Cole, Arthur Charles. Toward a new view of America : essays in honor of Arthur C. Cole / edited by Hans L. Trefousse B. Franklin New York 1977. Australian/Harvard Citation. Trefousse, Hans L. & Cole, Arthur Charles. Politically shrewd but fatally unable to adapt to new political realities, Andrew Johnson presided, disastrously, over the tumultuous first years of Reconstruction. In this provocative account, Hans Trefousse gives us "a brilliant, compassionate portrait of a dynamic era of social change and national healing, and of the tragic failure of an American leader" (Library Journal). Andrew Johnson as the pinch-penny senator from Tennessee opposed free stamps for Congress but favored free land ... biographer Hans Trefousse maintains, poison U.S. culture to this day. We can ... Apr 01, 2010 · Born in Frankfurt on December 18, 1921, Hans L. Trefousse came to America at age 13, fleeing Nazi Germany with his parents. That experience instilled in him a hatred of racism and totalitarianism, and the contrast between the democratic United States and Nazi Germany made him an intensely patriotic American. Abstract. Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon held the presidency a century apart but are linked by the common experience of being charged with “high crimes and misdemeanors” in the impeachment process. 1 The only president other than Bill Clinton to have undergone impeachment trial, Johnson escaped conviction when the Senate came up one vote short of the two-thirds majority required for a ... Hans L. Trefousse. 4 likes. Hans L. Trefousse (December 18, 1921 – January 8, 2010) was an American author and historian pf the Reconstruction Era and... The Plummer article cites The Impeachment of a President by Hans Trefousse, and Trefousse names names (at last!) and cites primary sources. Here is his discussion, with my paraphrase of his sources in the footnotes: The closeness of the balloting in itself may be deceiving. Long painted byhistorians as a vindictive “dictator of Congress,” out to punish the South atthe behest of big business and his own ego, Stevens receives a more balancedtreatment in Hans L. Trefousse’s biography, which portrays him as animpassioned orator and a leader in the strug Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) became the 17th president of the United States of America (1865–69) with the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in April 1865. He fiercely opposed the Radical Republican policy of a harsh Reconstruction policy toward the defeated ex-Confederate states. Peggy Eaton (from academicamerican.com) Apologies to any new readers, that was just a cheap trick to get you to visit this blog. Sex scandals have been around for all of American History- certainly there was Sally Hemings with Thomas Jefferson and in almost every Presidential Election- there were accusations from the opposition candidate that their rival had sired children with their slaves ... Trefousse’s biography does an impressive job of showing us the complete Andrew Johnson and how his early life and interests followed through into his presidency. Johnson, the uneducated tailor, was the defender of the “common man” and he meant that. Politically shrewd but fatally unable to adapt to new political realities, Andrew Johnson presided, disastrously, over the tumultuous first years of Reconstruction. In this provocative account, Hans Trefousse gives us "a brilliant, compassionate portrait of a dynamic era of social change and national healing, and of the tragic failure of an ... Andrew Johnson A Biography (Book) : Trefousse, Hans Louis : On April 14, 1865, just as the American Civil War came to an end, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by a Confederate actor. The next morning Andrew Johnson was suddenly elevated to the position of president of the United States at a time when the nation was still suffering from the effects of war. Trefousse was born in Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1935 (at age 13) as his parents fled the increasingly totalitarian Nazi regime. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from New York City College in 1942. [2] Andrew Johnson by Hans L. Trefousse (1998-01-31): Books - Amazon.ca. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account ... Jul 21, 2019 · Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808–July 31, 1875) was the seventeenth president of the United States. He took office after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865 and was president through the contentious early days of Reconstruction. Jul 14, 2014 · “Andrew Johnson: A Biography” by Hans Trefousse was published in 1989. Trefousse was a historian, author and professor at Brooklyn College for several decades. He was considered a dean of the Reconstruction era and authored nearly a dozen books (including a biography of former president Rutherford B. Hayes).