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  • April 15,1865
  • Hello my name is Andrew Johnson and I'm the new president.
  • When Lincoln was shot and killed, Andrew Johnson, the vice president, took his position as president.
  • May 29, 1865
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  • Johnson issues his Proclamation of Amnesty, which proposes his plan for Reconstruction. He does this while Congress is not in session on purpose.
  • Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Bill. This bill extended citizenship to "all people". Weeks later Congress overrides the veto 3 weeks later.
  • March 27,1866
  • NO I'm vetoing this stupid bill.
  • Ok
  • March 2, 1867
  • When I say no it means NO, got it.
  • The "New" congress passes the first Reconstruction Act. Johnson vetoes, but is quickly overriden by the new Congress. 
  • Nope 
  • January, 1868
  • Johnson ignores Senate vote and presents Stanton with formal dismissal.  This was a flagrant violation of the tenure of Office Act, and sufficient grounds for impeachment.
  • 1868
  • Hello my name is Ulysses S Grant and i'm now the new president, but I replaced Horatio Seymour.
  • Could not secure the Democratic nomination for President in 1868(Horatio Seymour got it) Replaced by Ulysses S Grant in 1868
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