Before you enter the Senate chamber, click JOHNSON IMPEACHED to find out how this impeachment process started, the specific charges against President Andrew Johnson, and the key players in his trial. Click BACKGROUND to learn about the political situation in the United States during Johnson's presidency. Find out what people of the time are saying about the impeachment by clicking on POINTS OF VIEW. Then examine the testimony given in the Senate trial by choosing WITNESSES FOR IMPEACHMENT and WITNESSES AGAINST IMPEACHMENT.
  To see the closing arguments presented in the trial, to cast your vote, and to learn how others voted, click CLOSING STATEMENTS / CAST YOUR VOTE. Throughout your investigation, use the Senator's Journal to take notes on what you learn.

This scenario will take 15 - 30 minutes to complete.
 
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