Nat Turner's revolt
Black Hawk War
Served as Alderman of Greeneville, Tennessee, 1830-33
Elected Mayor of Greeneville, Tennessee, 1834
Member of Tennessee State Legislature, 1835-43
Texas War for Independence begins
Battle of the Alamo
1838-1839: The Trail of Tears
Member of U.S. House of Representatives, 1843-53
Mexican-American War begins.
Governor of Tennessee, 1853-57
United States Senator, 1857-62
Oregon admission to the US
Pony Express begins
The American Civil War, also called the War between the States, was waged from April 1861 until April 1865. The 4 year war was between the federal government of the United States and 11 Southern states that asserted their right to secede (withdraw) from the Union. Abraham Lincolnwas the central figure of the American Civil War. Andrew Johnson served in the Civil War.
Military Governor of Tennessee, 1862-65
Battle of Gettysburg
Sand Creek Massacre
Abraham Lincoln assassinated
Vice President, 1865 (under Lincoln)
1865 Andrew Johnson became the President of the United States of America
During his presidency he was involved in Reconstruction (1865–1877), the system of bringing the Southern states back into the Unites States after the Civil War.
Alaska Purchased (1867)
Impeachment Proceedings (1868) Johnson breached the Tenure of Office Act by removing Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, from his cabinet without the consent of Congress.
1869 The Presidency of Andrew Johnson ended
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Alaska Purchase from Russia
United States Senator, 1875
Andrew Johnson died of a stroke on July 31, 1875 near Carter's Station, Tennessee.
Andrew Johnson Timeline
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