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Negative nickname for a northerner who moved to the South after the Civil War to take advantage of the unsettled conditions there
IMPEACHMENT OF ANDREW JOHNSON
Radical Republicans accused Andrew Johnson of violating the Tenure of Office Act
a system of farming in which a farmer works a portion of a plantation owner's land and receives a share of the crop at harvest time as payment
TENURE OF OFFICE ACT
Passed after Lincoln's assassination that required Andrew Johnson to seek approval from the Senate before removing a member of his Cabinet.
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