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Andrew Johnson ( December 29, 1808 July 31, 1875 ) was the 17th President of the United States ( 1865 – 1869 ).
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In a letter to Andrew Johnson, the military governor of Tennessee, encouraging him to lead the way in raising black troops, Lincoln wrote, " The bare sight of 50, 000 armed and drilled black soldiers on the banks of the Mississippi would end the rebellion at once ".
Lincoln was a master politician, bringing together — and holding together — all the main factions of the Republican Party, and bringing in War Democrats such as Edwin M. Stanton and Andrew Johnson as well.
At its 1864 convention, the Republican Party selected Andrew Johnson, a War Democrat from the Southern state of Tennessee, as his running mate.
A political cartoon of Andrew Johnson and Abraham Lincoln, 1865, entitled " The Rail Splitter At Work Repairing the Union.
Of special importance were Tennessee and Arkansas, where Lincoln appointed Generals Andrew Johnson and Frederick Steele as military governors, respectively.
Among his staff was Isham G. Harris, the Governor of Tennessee, who had ceased to make any real effort to function as governor after learning that Abraham Lincoln had appointed Andrew Johnson as military governor of Tennessee.
Andrew Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Jacob Johnson ( 1778 – 1812 ) and Mary (" Polly ") McDonough ( 1783 – 1856 ), a seamstress and the daughter of Andrew McDonough.
She bound Andrew as a boy as an apprentice tailor ; Johnson had no formal education but taught himself how to read and write, with some help from his masters, as was their obligation under his apprenticeship.
The Whigs thought Andrew Johnson a dangerous prospect as a United States Senator, and made it a priority to prevent his election by the state legislature.
Andrew Johnson appointed nine Article III federal judges during his presidency, all to United States district courts.
The burial ground was dedicated as the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery in 1906, now part of the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site.
A Northern senator averred that ' Andrew Johnson was the queerest character that ever occupied the White House.
* Boulard, Garry, The Swing Around the Circle — Andrew Johnson and the Train Ride that Destroyed a Presidency ( 2008 ) ISBN 978-1-4401-0239-4
Andrew and December
At the Mongol camp near Kars Andrew had met a certain David, who in December 1248 appeared at the court of King Louis IX of France in Cyprus.
A delegation led by the West Cornwall Liberal Democrat MP Andrew George and representatives of the Convention ( Bert Biscoe, Richard Ford, Dick Cole, David Fieldsend and Andrew Climo ) presented the declaration to 10 Downing Street on Wednesday 12 December 2001.
On December 1, 1874, Queen Esther Chapter No. 1 became the first Prince Hall Affiliate chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star when it was established in Washington, D. C. by Thornton Andrew Jackson.
Andrew Tridgell developed the first version of Samba Unix in December 1991 and January 1992, as a PhD student at the Australian National University, using a packet sniffer to do network analysis of the protocol used by DEC Pathworks server software.
In December 1836, the Michigan territorial government, facing a dire financial crisis and pressure from Congress and President Andrew Jackson, called another convention ( called the " Frost-bitten Convention ") which accepted the compromise which resolved the Toledo War.
On December 4, formal investigation hearings headed by congressman Andrew J. Volstead started on Daugherty.
Lana Wachowski ( born Laurence " Larry " Wachowski ; June 21, 1965 ) and Andrew Paul " Andy " Wachowski ( born December 29, 1967 ), known together professionally as The Wachowskis and Wachowski Starship, and formerly as the Wachowski Brothers, are American film directors, writers and producers.
* December 3 – U. S. presidential election: Andrew Jackson is elected President of the United States.
* December 16 – Benjamin Andrew, American Continental Congressman for Georgia and member of the Georgia House of Representatives ( b. 1713 )
* December 22 – Andrew Bradford publishes the American Weekly Mercury, Pennsylvania's first newspaper.
Andrew Stuart Fastow ( born December 22, 1961 ) is an American businessman who served as the chief financial officer of Enron Corporation that was based in Houston, Texas until the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission opened an investigation into his and the company's conduct in 2001.
On December 21, 1971, Shakur was named as one of four suspects by New York City police in a hand grenade attack that destroyed a police car and slightly injured two patrolmen in Maspeth, Queens ; a 13-state alarm was issued three days after the attack when a witness identified Shakur and Andrew Jackson from FBI photographs.
Victor Andrew de Bier Everleigh McLaglen ( 10 December 1886 – 7 November 1959 ) was an English boxer and World War I veteran who became a successful film actor.
" Clay presided at the founding meeting of the ACS on December 21, 1816, at the Davis Hotel in Washington, D. C. Attendees included Robert Finley, James Monroe, Bushrod Washington, Andrew Jackson, Francis Scott Key, and Daniel Webster.
Darryl Andrew Kile ( December 2, 1968 – June 22, 2002 ) was an American Major League Baseball starting pitcher.
New York prosecutors, headed by Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo, announced on 21 December 2010 that they have sued the firm for fraud charges related to repo 105 and the collapse of Lehman Brothers.