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Did george Stephen ever get in trouble with the law?
no he never got in trouble with the law george was more about helping people than getting in trouble ...
Asked in Civil Rights Movement
What was a set back for president Kennedy when he tried helping the civil rights movement?
He could not get Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act. It was his successor president Johnson who finally got it passed into law. ...
Asked in Political Office Holders
What law said that the President could not fire anyone unless Congress approved?
The Tenure of Office Act of 1867 said something to this effect. It was later declared unconstitutional, but not before it caused a lot trouble for President Andrew Johnson. ...
What happened to Andrew Johnson when he was president?
When Andrew Johnson was president, slavery almost came about again (in fact many historians consider Johnson the most racist president in history). Things really got bad when the Congress left for summer vacation. President Johnson started passing bogus plans that the Republicans of the Congress (who held majority at that time) didn"t approve of. The republicans decided to take advantage of Johnson by passing a law (sorry forget what it was called) that didn"t allow Johnson to fire anyone in his Cabinet...
Asked in US Presidents, Andrew Johnson
How did Andrew Johnson pick a bad cabinet?
Andrew Johnson did not pick his cabinet. When he became President due to Lincoln's death, he immediately had a cabinet. In fact, Congress passed a law to make it illegal for him to remove them unless he got permission from Congress. The cabinet was not so bad in itself, but they did not respect Johnson and they were able to seize a great deal of power from the President making it impossible for his to rule effectively. ...
Asked in Lyndon B. Johnson
What did Lyndon B. Johnson do?
Johnson became President when JFK was shot in Dallas. During his time as President he signed the Civil Rights Act of 1965, escalated the war in Vietnam, got the 1964 war on Poverty program enacted, got federal aid to elementary and secondary schools, passed a more liberal immigration law, created the National Endowment of the Arts, and passed the federal voting act. ...
Asked in US Presidents
Who was the president when the 15th amendment passed?
This amendment became law in 1870 when U.S. Grant was President. Congress passed it when Andrew Johnson was still in office. ...
Asked in US Presidents
What important legislation did president Johnson sign into law on July 2 1964?
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed and became law on that date. Johnson signed the act on live TV the night of the day it was passed. ...
What was the name of the President who signed the bill of desegregation into law?
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964. ...
Asked in Andrew Johnson
What law was Andrew Johnson accused of violating?
The law that Andrew Johnson was accused of violating was the Tenure of Office Act. The act restricted the president from firing a member of his office and he broke that when he relieved his Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. ...