How did The First U.S. Impeachment Happen? | Animated History

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Sources:
NCC Staff. "The Man Whose Impeachment Vote Saved Andrew Johnson." National Constitution Center. Last modified May 16, 2009. constitutioncenter.org/blog/the-man-whose-impeachment-vote-saved-andrew-johnson/.
"The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson (1868) President of the United States." U.S. Senate. Last modified December 18, 2019. www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Impeachment_Johnson.htm.
"Why Was Andrew Johnson Impeached?" National Park Service. Last modified August 14, 2017. www.nps.gov/articles/why-was-andrew-johnson-impeached.htm.
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    The Armchair HistorianThe Armchair HistorianYıl önce
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      Depressed Mid Life Crisis TimmyDepressed Mid Life Crisis Timmy3 aylar önce
    • Why did you lie about the third impeachment. It was a failed attempt

      JerJer3 aylar önce
    • @jamie Allen1977 Yeah

      Lying Dog Face Pony SoldierLying Dog Face Pony Soldier4 aylar önce
    • @The Armchair Historian If you think about it though people like George Washington who were actually pretty knowledgable and humble and helpful to the states had slaves just for the fear of being poor and the fact that everyone else had slaves. The politicians on either side today probably would take no shame in enslaving and torturing people if people like washington would but unfortunately for them they can barely convince people today that racism isn't a thing so they can't reinstate it.

      John WitekJohn Witek7 aylar önce
    • @Jkush 1687 True and they would be slaveholders if they hadn't lost the war (I think that was the only thing that didn't go as planned for them since they didn't see Grant turning the tide of the war). I think the difference is that the republican party is basically the democrat party except toned down so that they can still say they support freedom and all that good stuff

      John WitekJohn Witek7 aylar önce
  • Excellent comment 04:05 and with good cause!

    Cranky JayCranky Jay10 gün önce
  • Revisiting for impeachment #4 in 2021!

    KeepYourSkyKeepYourSky20 gün önce
  • I don’t mind analysis but a couple of hot takes too many here. 🔥 🔥

    lvodlclvodlc22 gün önce
  • dang it's hard to write online, let alone make animation of writing with pens and actual words trailing them. Nice work

    Anthony EndackAnthony EndackAylar önce
  • Will the Senate convict Trump for Seditious libel to overthrow his own government? Sounds far fetched? VP Pence was a minute away from the insurgents capturing him and hanging him was he not? What if the House can show evidence to the facts that on January 6 2021 the insurrectionist were Pawns who Trump and his associates sent to the capital with the full intentions to kill the President of the Senate, VP Pence, so that the official count of Biden having won the election would be postponed. Trump then could declare Martial law and delayed Biden’s Presidency indefinitely Anything less then proving the above; Trump will walk away and it will have been a total waste of America’s time. At least that’s how I see it. Cheers

    Thomas FraserThomas FraserAylar önce
  • Hi American Historian. By making a broad statement that impeachment of any President is considered to be a political matter; is simply wrong and those who believe this or say this on either side are wrong and weakening their resolve in today’s impeachment trail of Trump before the senate. Will the Senate convict Trump for Seditious libel to overthrow his own government? Sounds far fetched? VP Pence was a minute away from the insurgents capturing him and hanging him was he not? What if the House can show evidence to the facts that on January 6 2021 the insurrectionist were Pawns who Trump and his associates sent to the capital with the full intentions to kill the President of the Senate, VP Pence, so that the official count of Biden having won the election would be postponed. Trump then could declare Martial law and delayed Biden’s Presidency indefinitely Anything less then proving the above; Trump will walk away and it will have been a total waste of America’s time. At least that’s how I see it. Cheers

    Thomas FraserThomas FraserAylar önce
  • This is suddenly very relevant again.

    Gergő KovácsGergő KovácsAylar önce
  • Who's here after it all happened again?

    Jamie SteinhauerJamie SteinhauerAylar önce
  • Who's here after Trump's SECOND impeachment?

    Barry SBarry SAylar önce
    • me

      Ryan McSharryRyan McSharryAylar önce
  • just got impeached AGAIN

    President H. Boyette.President H. Boyette.Aylar önce
  • Thank you for the video! One minor correction. The Speaker of the House comes after the VP, then the President Peo Tempore of the Senate.

    Andrew TarnowskiAndrew TarnowskiAylar önce
  • Soom there will be a fourth

    Artifact Gaming brandanArtifact Gaming brandanAylar önce
    • :)

      Ryan McSharryRyan McSharryAylar önce
  • The thumbnail aged like fine wine

    WeeaboozeWeeaboozeAylar önce
  • Old timey Trump

    Corey ScottCorey Scott2 aylar önce
  • Gotta love that EU4 music

    The_SpaceInvaderThe_SpaceInvader2 aylar önce
  • This needs to be retitled, it offers the impression that George Washington was impeached.

    JP SartreJP Sartre2 aylar önce
    • Yeah

      metrohunter 2000metrohunter 20002 aylar önce
  • *fire sounds ensue*

    Ad AstraAd Astra2 aylar önce
  • oh they impeached him he must of done something really bad 4 a leader like given the toss about the people

    robert23456789robert234567892 aylar önce
  • The UK monarch has no political power.

    Spurs GogSpurs Gog2 aylar önce
  • Donald Trump's impeachment doesn't count. It was partisan.

    El BichoEl Bicho2 aylar önce
  • While I will agree that Johnson was racist and sucked as president, I don't think she should've been impeached. The law he broke ended up being declared unconstitutional and that law was passed mostly so the Republicans in congress could impeach Johnson and kick him out of president.

    Theodore WalshTheodore Walsh2 aylar önce
    • Well yeah, but the fact he sucked at president should be reason enough to kick him out of office

      Gillian CarmanGillian Carman2 aylar önce
  • Intresting thumbnail, why is trump included there? It would be far more accurate to put bill Clinton into the thumbnail instead of trump since his impeachment actually stood on solid ground while trumps impeachment turned out to be baseless accusations and Bias

    Donaldo TrumpuDonaldo Trumpu3 aylar önce
  • I thought trump didn’t get impeached yet

    Daredevil WrestlingDaredevil Wrestling3 aylar önce
    • @Gillian Carman okay

      Daredevil WrestlingDaredevil Wrestling2 aylar önce
    • @Daredevil Wrestling He was impeached, just not removed from office

      Gillian CarmanGillian Carman2 aylar önce
    • @Gillian Carman I don’t know but I know he didn’t get impeached

      Daredevil WrestlingDaredevil Wrestling2 aylar önce
    • @Daredevil Wrestling Wasn't obstructing Congress and abuse of power the exact reasons they used?

      Gillian CarmanGillian Carman2 aylar önce
    • @Khalif Ali Husain one of my teachers said that he would have got impeached but they didn’t have a reason

      Daredevil WrestlingDaredevil Wrestling2 aylar önce
  • George Washington was not impeached.

    /[NewkahNetwerk]\/[NewkahNetwerk]\3 aylar önce
  • the parties never switched...

    DevnDevn3 aylar önce
    • @Khalif Ali Husain I get what you’re saying but if that’s true it’s not the switch in the way people talking about it where they say the racists switched parties.

      DevnDevn2 aylar önce
    • @Khalif Ali Husain yes and they stopped being elected due to the law put in place by the democratic Jim Crow south...

      DevnDevn2 aylar önce
    • ​@Devn, And it wasn't just that, it was also the government’s level of involvement in the economy. And that was really decided during the New Deal. When FDR is president, the Great Depression has crashed the world economy, and the government decided to do something about it. The New Deal caused a major political realignment, which is just the fancy term for party switch. Before this, there were fiscal conservatives and liberals in both parties, they were all over the spectrum. But now, if you believed in a conservative economic policy, you were Republican, and if you were more liberal, you were Democrat. So while Jim Crow was still very much in place, the few black people who were allowed to vote, switched to the Democratic party because those economic policies benefitted them the most. But when it came to social issues, the parties were still very mixed.

      Khalif Ali HusainKhalif Ali Husain2 aylar önce
    • @Devn, There were 22 African-American Republicans congressmen elected by 1900. But After that there have only been 8, 3 are serving right now. Compared to 117 Democrats, 47 are serving right now.

      Khalif Ali HusainKhalif Ali Husain2 aylar önce
    • @Khalif Ali Husain as a matter of fact there is more evidence that they didn’t switch than there is that they did.

      DevnDevn2 aylar önce
  • Great video but I was pretty confused when I saw the title.

    OzymandiasOzymandias3 aylar önce
  • Orange man bad

    Adamant DaneAdamant Dane3 aylar önce
    • Knock off Cheeto mascot bad

      Bruh momentBruh momentAylar önce
    • Orange man bad

      Gillian CarmanGillian Carman2 aylar önce
  • Victoria II soundtrack is good.

    HansLemursonHansLemurson3 aylar önce
  • I am confused. Was Andrew Johnson officially impeached or was he just close enough?

    Mr.AtomicTitan 99Mr.AtomicTitan 993 aylar önce
    • He was, just not removed. He remained in office, by one vote.

      Khalif Ali HusainKhalif Ali Husain2 aylar önce
  • 8:06 - FARB alert! No ballpoints in 1860's. (PLEASE don't take this seriously)

    James EstelleJames Estelle3 aylar önce
  • the Trump Impeachment was a complete joke he had no crimes to even justify it all they had was hate due to their corruption being exposed lol

    marines0001marines00013 aylar önce
  • am I worse or better lol

    WalterWalter3 aylar önce
  • ah yes. nothing like Bolshevik versions of history. Trump's "impeachment" was a Commiecrat kangaroo court farce. With Pelosi saying "Come to Chinatown" at the start of Covid.

    Andrew HermanAndrew Herman3 aylar önce
  • This man marketing his sponsor to the president.

    James BurkJames Burk3 aylar önce
  • No it’s about the same the Republicans still want to free the slaves and the Democrats want to keep them so no not really much has changed in 300 years

    505 Time505 Time3 aylar önce
  • Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer pushed the untrue Russian colusion narrative to 'impeach' Trump so they could tarnish his name among those who didn't know any better. It's absolute bogus. I can't believe how effortlessly they actually fool people. I'd be ashamed to believe their lies.

    EddieEddie3 aylar önce
  • Because they wanted to test it out.

    Elias ZiadElias Ziad3 aylar önce
  • The narrator is cute.

    Robert PetersonRobert Peterson3 aylar önce
  • I like your take on things. New fan!

    bluestrife28bluestrife283 aylar önce
  • I want a 20 minute digression into 1860s party politics

    Jonas HammondJonas Hammond3 aylar önce
  • It’s crazy how today’s Republicans would be Democrats and Democrats today would be Republicans

    TrickyLoverTrickyLover3 aylar önce
  • Title makes it sound like George Washington was impeached

    Commander_NinjaCommander_Ninja3 aylar önce
  • It’s funny that 2/3 of all the impeached presidents happened in my lifetime.

    Raymond ReviewsRaymond Reviews3 aylar önce
  • Its sad because in order to prosecute criminal activity for presidents the language is so vague to make it seem politically motivated. Which then divide a nation even when its the right thing to do. Which there for leads to pardon or them retaining office. No matter what they did wrong. Got it check. Why didn't we fix this issue and why aren't we fixing this issue? No common sense, and a giving altered view killed the cat.

    bigdad986bigdad9863 aylar önce
  • Trump never got impeached sheep

    GP33GP333 aylar önce
    • @GP33 im a stanch trump supporter, but he did get impeached. although the only reason he got impeached is because democrats hate him and had a majority in the house.

      TheCannibullTheCannibull3 aylar önce
    • @J B The news media and fake news media said he was impeached because they hate him; and in the end they called for a house VOTE on impeachment it was just straight up never passed. So no, you sheep are feeding on lies.

      GP33GP333 aylar önce
    • He was impeached, just not removed from office (well by impeachment anyways ;)

      J BJ B3 aylar önce
  • Trump impeachment was a BIG SCAM!

    Rodrigo VelásquezRodrigo Velásquez3 aylar önce
  • Yall do kno God is black an that ur hate to the original man will be met in death in death 💀 dna proves an ur book of ur lying past self have been debunked an now the world is awake 2020 respect the original man for then God will show u the way

    Joshua Marshall-brownJoshua Marshall-brown3 aylar önce
  • Sounds like today

    Joshua Marshall-brownJoshua Marshall-brown3 aylar önce
  • Just think. In 100 years trump will be on the list of the president that lost popular vote twice and be impeached. Only thing he will get recognition for is letting more than 200k people die

    Willie WhopperWillie Whopper3 aylar önce
  • Ohhhh...

    PS4 GamesPS4 Games3 aylar önce
  • It sucks that Trump didn’t end up as the 4th president impeached.

    DAC StudiosDAC Studios3 aylar önce
    • yeah, but wouldn't that have meant that Pence was President?

      Gillian CarmanGillian Carman2 aylar önce
  • Bill Clinton was impeached like Trump but how fast it’s forgotten. Democrats.

    Dickie GreenleafDickie Greenleaf3 aylar önce
  • To let you know, both parties are corrupted as hell. President Washington even stated that political parties would be the end of this country, given time. He was abso right. So you're absolutely wrong that they bare no resemblance. The Republicans still believe in free trade, free market, right to private property, anti slavery, racial and gender equality, 2nd Amendment rights, and the right to Life Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. As the democrats believe in centralized government, Socialism (which has never made any nation successful nor has it made any nations people happy), free universal healthcare, which will make our drug research and development go stagnant, and abolishing the 2nd Amendment, 1st Amendment, and the best part, a 75% tax increase on businesses which will make them lay workers off and then relocate to other countries, like china. It already happened before. Look at Michigan. The motor capital of the world, and then they're dirt poor because of the Obama administration. Neither part tnn is trustworthy but I'll go Republican any day of the week over Democrats. They're tyrannical and have committed multiple acts of treason. Biden is on his way to repeating what happened in 1775 by infringing upon the 2nd Amendment. So dont chastise like you're above anyone else when it comes to politics cause you're not. No one is.

    CptSparklFingerzCptSparklFingerz3 aylar önce
  • George Washington was Impeached? That’s news to me or is the wrong word capitalized in the Title of the video ?

    Bad RimBad Rim3 aylar önce
  • I read the title of this video and thought it was asserting that Washington had been impeached. If that were true I would be shocked. Also, only a majority resolution of the House of Representatives is required for impeachment; the process of the Senate is Trial (and Conviction).

    Ash DravenAsh Draven3 aylar önce
  • Over 620,000 Americans died in the Civil War… Isn’t it weird that we’re going to probably surpassed that number of Covid deaths in the next year. Civil War was fought for a lot of reasons and over many years and is considered the bloodiest war in American history and Covid deaths are literally a result of Donald Trump sitting in the White House, lying, playing golf and telling people that this isn’t a real thing.

    Stephen PetryckiStephen Petrycki3 aylar önce
  • Trump use square space

    ghazala Shaikhghazala Shaikh3 aylar önce
  • Presidential impeachment. Others have been impeached.

    Blaine AustinBlaine Austin3 aylar önce
    • Yes. Andrew Jackson, Bio Clinton and Donald Trump are the only presidents in the USA to have been impeached

      Bruh BoiBruh Boi3 aylar önce
  • Well this is poorly titled.

    Oonis AucoixOonis Aucoix3 aylar önce
  • What's good enough for Trump is good enough for Whitmer.

    LZXrayLZXray3 aylar önce
  • I am confused by the title.

    Saint Abejaron AgnisSaint Abejaron Agnis3 aylar önce
  • Shame the senate did not convict

    JamesJames3 aylar önce
  • I love that long man

    Dead GhostDead Ghost3 aylar önce
  • Griffen is adorable.

    Timothy TaylorTimothy Taylor3 aylar önce
  • It makes me wonder why congress was competent back then compared to now where they blamed each other.

    Brandon VillaganasBrandon Villaganas3 aylar önce
  • "I'm really hoping comment section isn't on fire". Why? It's not like you're talking about the Balkans.

    SmokeDimiSmokeDimi3 aylar önce
  • Washington was impeached?

    Brytsk NguyenBrytsk Nguyen3 aylar önce
  • Democrats are still fucking racist, the parties never switched. It’s a giant mythological tale constructed to shine the tarnished halo of their parties history. Robert Bird for example.

    OofSlooperOofSlooper3 aylar önce
    • Lol how are Democrats racist?

      Ulysses's PhoenixUlysses's Phoenix3 aylar önce
  • This is so misleading y'all it literally flipped the Dems an Republicans sides lol

    Javier RamireJavier Ramire3 aylar önce
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