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  • I have a new plan!
  • It all started when President Lincoln was assassinated by John W. Booth.
  • After the tragic death of the president, Andrew Johnson comes to take the job (he was Lincoln's vice-president)
  • The act is passed!
  • NOPE! We overrule you.
  • And.... VETOED
  • May 1865, Johnson proposes a plan for reconstruction which was called the Proclamation Of Amnesty. He did this because there had been a struggle between the Legislative and Executive branches over who would direct reconstruction.
  • Johnson is found NOT GUILTY
  • phewww
  • Tensions heighten between the President and Congress because of race riots. 
  • March 1867, Congress (the new one) passes the first reconstruction act. Then Johnson vetoes the act, but it is quickly overridden by the congress.
  • May 1868, The senate fails to convict Johnson of the impeachment by only 1 vote. Andrew was acquitted of all the charges that were filed in the impeachment.
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