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Andrew Johnson is the man who became president of the US when Abraham Lincoln died. Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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Was Abraham Lincoln the second president of the US?

No, Lincoln was the 16th US President.


Before Abraham Lincoln was president what did he do?

Before Lincoln was elected president, he was a manual laborer, a shopkeeper, a whiskey seller, a lawyer, a member of Congress, an Illinois state legislator, and a member of the United States House of Representatives.Before Abraham Lincoln became the US President his background can be summarized by these facts about his life:* Lincoln was a partner in an Illinois law practice with another lawyer;* Lincoln was the only US President to be granted a patent. This was long before he became president;* Lincoln served in the House of Representatives for one term from 1847 to 1849; and* Lincoln became famous because of his debates with Senator Stephen A. Douglas in 1858 for the senatorial election in Illinois.


Who was the US President after Abraham Lincoln?

Andrew Johnson was the US President after Abraham Lincoln.Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States from April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869. The vice president for Lincoln's second term, Andrew Johnson replaced Hannibal Hamlin as Vice President and became president after Lincoln was assassinated, sworn in three hours after Lincoln died in 1865. Andrew Johnson was the governor of Tennessee and one of the few Southern Senators to stay loyal to the Union during the Civil War. Johnson was elected to be Lincoln's running-mate for the 1864 election.


How old was Abraham Lincoln when he became the US president?

Abraham Lincoln was 51 years old when he was first elected President of the US, in November of 1860. He was 52 when he took office for his first term.He was 51 years old when he was first elected President of the US, in November of 1860; and 52 when he took office, for his first term.


Was Abraham Lincoln the 12th president of the US?

No Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States

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Who was Lincoln's vice president who became president when Lincoln died?

Andrew Johnson succeeded President Lincoln after he was assassinated.Andrew Johnson became president after Lincoln death. He was the vice president and took over when Lincoln diedAndrew Johnson became the US president. He was a politician from the state of Tennessee.Vice President Andrew Johnson became President, after President Lincoln was assassinated.Andrew JohnsonAndrew Johnson became the 17th US President.


What do Andrew Johnson do for the US?

He was the VP under Lincoln during the civil war. He became president when Lincoln died and before that was in the Senate.


Who became the 16 president of the US?

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Who became the president of the US in 1861?

Abraham Lincoln.


Who became president of the US March 4 1861?

Abraham Lincoln became the president on that day.


What can be said about the qualifications of Abraham Lincoln to be the US President?

Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer who became a state legislator, then a Congressman before he became President.


How old was Abraham Lincoln when became a lawyer?

He was the president of the US...


Who was president of the US when Nevada became a State?

Abraham Lincoln.


Who became president of US after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated?

Vice-President Andrew Johnson


Which president became the 16th president of America and when?

Abraham Lincoln became the 16th US president when he took office on March 4,1861.


Who was previously a cobbler and later became the President of US?

Abraham Lincoln


Why did the US want to stop slavery?

Because President Abraham Lincoln outlawed it when he became president!

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