The Andrew Johnson Administration by BarkerC

Champion(s):

DuffyM


Runner(s)-Up:

KELIADEE
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live --Albus Dumbledore


Quiz Description

Given clues, name the following about the Presidential Administration of Andrew Johnson.

Full Results:

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1 DuffyM 457 97 15
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4 GrahamJ 328 85 15
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8 helitzur 287 68 15
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10 gregariouschinchilla 270 60 15
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Questions:

Though Johnson was a Tennessee Democrat, he was elected vice president in 1864 with Lincoln. What temporary name was given to the Republican Party on the Presidential ticket to placate War Democrats and border state Unionists?

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National Union Party

When Lincoln died on the morning of April 15, 1865, this Chief Justice of the United States (and former Lincoln cabinet member) swore Johnson in as the new President of the United States.

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Salmon P. Chase

Johnson was left to make an initial plan for Reconstruction without Congress, which was not scheduled to meet again until December of 1865. Johnson's leniency during this period resulted in many former Confederate States passing laws that binding African-American laborers to farms on annual contracts they could not quit, and allowing law enforcement at whim to arrest them for vagrancy and rent out their labor. These laws came to be known by what two word name?

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Black Codes

Congress's outrage with Johnson's failure to pursue a vigorous Reconstruction in 1865 found an emblem in this man, the former Vice President of the Confederate States, being designated as a Senator-elect from Georgia in 1865.

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Alexander Stephens

Johnson's break with the Congressional Republicans can be first seen when he vetoed the extension of this recently created federal agency's existence beyond its scheduled 1867 appropriation.

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Freedman's Bureau (or Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands)

Johnson's efforts to get non-Radical Republican candidates elected to office in the 1866 midterm elections were sunk by this controversial speaking tour of the northern states, with the allegedly drunken President making controversial comparisons between himself and Christ, and engaging in arguments with hecklers.

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Swing Around the Circle

In order to win passage of the 14th Amendment by the necessary 3/4 of the states, Congress admitted (over a Johnson veto) this state to the Union in 1867.

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Nebraska

In January 1867, this Pennsylvania congressman, a leader of the Radical Republicans, introduced legislation to dissolve the state governments of the former Confederate states and reconstitute them into five military districts, under martial law.

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Thaddeus Stevens

Responding to threats the President made during his 1866 speaking tour, on March 2, 1867, Congress passed this law (likely of dubious constitutionality) requiring Senate approval for the firing of Cabinet members during the administration of the president who appointed them and for one month afterwards.

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Tenure of Office Act

Johnson's fierce disagreements with this Secretary of War, a Lincoln appointee, led to Johnson first suspending him, then firing him, leading this man to literally barricade himself in his office, which, in turn, eventually led Congress issuing articles of impeachment for Johnson .

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Edwin Stanton

The Senate failed to remove Johnson from office as a result of his impeachment. One theory as to why this result occurred was that this Ohio Senator, a Radical Republican, supporter of women's suffrage, partial namesake of an early plan for Reconstruction, and president pro tempore of the Senate, would have ascended to the office.

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Benjamin (Franklin) "Bluff" Wade

One of the few bright spots of the Johnson Administration was the successful negotiations between this U.S. Secretary of State and Russia's Baron Eduard de Stoeckl regarding the sale of the Russian America colony to the United States in 1867

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William Seward