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Tennessee Leaders


Analyze the contributions of Tennessee political leaders on the national scene (e.g., Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson, James K. Polk, Sequoyah, and Sam Houston). 8.4.9

Links verified 5/24/2011

  1. Andrew Johnson - biography of our 17th president, a self-taught reader
  2. The Andrew Johnson Impeachment Trial of 1868 - complete account posted at the Famous American Trials web site
  3. The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson - Impeachment, Trial, and Acquittal - this site includes links to as large number of topics quoted from primary sources of the times
  4. Impeachment Trial of Andrew Johnson - the role of Salmon Portland Chase in Johnson's impeachment trial
  5. Biographical Information on our 7th President - brief biography of Andrew Jackson with links to more detailed information
  6. Biographical Information on our 11th President - brief biography of James K Polk with links to more detailed information
  7. Biographical Information on our 17th President - brief biography of Andrew Johnson with links to more detailed information
  8. Quotes of Andrew Johnson - results of a Brainy Quote search - many other political leaders can be found at this site
  9. Sequoyah - biography [produced by students at a Tennessee middle school]
  10. Sequoyah - creator of the syllabary which represent all the combination of vowel and consonant sounds that form the Cherokee language

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