would that be left revisionist history? Johnson was impeached for resisting the implementation of the reconstruction policies.<quoted text>You do know that Lincoln's Vice President was a Democrat Andrew Johnson who was impeached by republicans because of his Reconstruction policies to include blacks under the same guaranteed freedoms in the U S Constitution?
Johnson became the first president to be impeached by the House of Representatives when, in February 1868, the Republican-controlled House charged the Democrat Johnson with 11 articles of impeachment for "high crimes and misdemeanors."
Johnson had earned the ire of Congress for his staunch resistance to implementing its Civil War reconstruction policies. At that time, the War Department was the federal agency responsible for carrying out reconstruction programs in the war-ravaged southern states and when Johnson fired Stanton, the agency's head, the House retaliated with calls for his impeachment.