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Andrew Johnson

American Presidents

Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson, students read a short biography about the 17th president of the United States. Students review vocabulary and discuss impeachment and Reconstruction (the rebuilding of the South following the Civil War).

This lesson mentions white supremacy and the Ku Klux Klan. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • apprentice
  • prosperous
  • alderman
  • legislature
  • secede
  • assassinate
  • in ruins
  • soft
  • radical
  • supremacist
  • veto
  • impeach
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions