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By Glenna R. Schroeder-Lein

This A–Z encyclopedia presents conscientiously chosen entries masking the folk, occasions, and ideas correct to Andrew Johnson's life.

• greater than 350 entries conceal the 5 many years of Andrew Johnson's profitable occupation, from 1828–1875

• chosen unique records comprise the Articles of Impeachment, speeches, proclamations, vetoes, and letters

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Among the issues at the heart of their differences were the degree of leniency to be used and the question of who, the executive or the legislature, should direct Reconstruction. Nowhere were these points of contention more obvious than in the matter of presidential amnesties. As with most aspects of Reconstruction, there was no easy answer to the question of how to treat Southerners who had participated in or aided the rebellion. S. society and politics, with all the rights and privileges of loyal citizens.

The agreement contained no apology, and the value of the claims reflected only direct shipping losses, not indirect or resulting costs. S. Senate powerhouse Charles Sumner believed vital to any resolution; Sumner claimed that this “collateral damage” exceeded $2 billion and demanded as compensation the cession of Canada to the United States. S. interests) and in part to the convention’s narrow definitions and conciliatory attitude. Negotiations began anew under President Ulysses S. Grant and his secretary of state, Hamilton Fish, resulting in the Treaty of Washington, ratified May 21, 1871.

The agreement contained no apology, and the value of the claims reflected only direct shipping losses, not indirect or resulting costs. S. Senate powerhouse Charles Sumner believed vital to any resolution; Sumner claimed that this “collateral damage” exceeded $2 billion and demanded as compensation the cession of Canada to the United States. S. interests) and in part to the convention’s narrow definitions and conciliatory attitude. Negotiations began anew under President Ulysses S. Grant and his secretary of state, Hamilton Fish, resulting in the Treaty of Washington, ratified May 21, 1871.

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