Students read an account of President Johnson's impeachment trial during Reconstruction and answer 14 questions, including one relating this event to modern times. This would be great for a sub and the answers are included where appropriate!
Sample questions include:
-Discuss the change in feelings Radical Republicans had towards Johnson in the first two paragraphs.
-How would having the old elite in power prevent free slaves from having the rights the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments afforded them? Give examples to support your answer.
-Explain how Johnson began to lose power.
-Why did the House Judiciary Committee begin thinking about investigated illegal actions by Johnson, and how did they finally find a cause to impeach him?
-What concession did Johnson give in return for not being impeached?
- What does it imply that tickets were sold for the impeachment trial?
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