Johnson GD

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  • Andrew Johnson is born

    Andrew Johnson is born
    Born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • His father, Jacob Johnson dies of drowning

    His father, Jacob Johnson dies of drowning
    He died from trying to save his coworkers that fell into a river
  • Sent to be a apprentice to a Tailor

    Sent to be a apprentice to a Tailor
    Apprenticed for 2 years and later opens his own shop
  • Opened a Tailor shop

    Opened a Tailor shop
    Opened it in Laurens, South Carolina
  • Married to Eliza McCardle

    Married to Eliza McCardle
    He married younger than any president at 19 years old
  • First child, Martha Johnson is born

    First child, Martha Johnson is born
    Born: October 25, 1828
    Died: July 10, 1901 (aged 72)
  • Elected Mayor of Greeneville, Tennessee

    Elected Mayor of Greeneville, Tennessee
    Served 3 terms and was Elected at the age of 22
  • 2nd child, Charles Johnson is born

    2nd child, Charles Johnson is born
    Born: February 19, 1830, Greeneville, TN
    Died: April 4, 1863, Nashville, TN
  • 3rd child, Mary Johnson is born

    3rd child, Mary Johnson is born
    Died in 1883
  • 4th child, Robert Johnson is born

    4th child, Robert Johnson is born
    Died 1869
  • He is nominated for Tennessee legislature

    He is nominated for Tennessee legislature
    1st Term in Tennessee Legislature
  • Lost legislature

    Lost legislature
    Runs again and loses
  • Reelected to legislature

    Reelected to legislature
    Reelected to Legislature
  • Elected to Tennessee Senate

    Elected to Tennessee Senate
    1st and only term before he is elected to U.S House Of Representatives
  • Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (Tennessee)

    Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (Tennessee)
    1st and only term before being elected Governor of Tennessee
  • Andrew Johnson Jr is born

    Andrew Johnson Jr is born
    Died 1879
  • Elected Governor of Tennessee

    Elected Governor of Tennessee
    Served from 1853 to 1855
  • Reelected Governor of Tennessee

    Reelected Governor of Tennessee
    Reelected in 1855 and served another term from 1855 to 1857
  • Elected to the U.S. Senate (Tennessee)

    Elected to the U.S. Senate (Tennessee)
    First and only term before he is chosen to be vice president
  • Elected Military governor of Tennessee

    Elected Military governor of Tennessee
    Nominated by Abraham Lincoln in 1862 and serves for 2 years
  • Elected Vice President

    Elected Vice President
    Appointed by Abraham Lincoln
  • Sworn into office as President

    Sworn into office as President
    Following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
  • Passes the 13th Amendment

    Passes the 13th Amendment
    Abolishes Slavery
  • Signs the document that purchases Alaska from Russia

    Signs the document that purchases Alaska from Russia
    Seward's Folly Purchases Alaska From Russia for 7.2 million dollars
  • Removed a cabinet officer

    Removed a cabinet officer
    Fired his Cabinet Officer so he barricaded himself inside of his office because refused to leave
  • Impeachment Trials Begin

    Impeachment Trials Begin
    Trials begin on March 13th and take over a year for senate to get an answer
  • Acquitted From Presidency

    Acquitted From Presidency
    Senate Found him Guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors
  • Passes the 14th Amendment

    Passes the 14th Amendment
    Establishes the rights of citizens
  • Runs for Presidency as a Democrat

    Runs for Presidency as a Democrat
    Loses to Ulysses S Grant
  • Runs for U.S Senate

    Runs for U.S Senate
    Loses as he runs for his 3rd term
  • Runs for U.S Senate again and wins

    Runs for U.S Senate again and wins
    3rd and last term in the U.S senate