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Lectures in History: Andrew Johnson & the 14th Amendment

Cartoon showing Andrew Johnson disposing of Freedman's Bureau

Cartoon showing Andrew Johnson disposing of Freedman's Bureau

College Park, Maryland
Saturday, March 15, 2014

University of Maryland history professor Michael Ross teaches a class on Andrew Johnson, the beginnings of Reconstruction and the origins of the 14th Amendment.  Johnson was Lincoln's vice president, and ascended to the presidency following Lincoln's assassination in April 1865.

Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014 at 10:50am (ET)

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