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Born on December 29, 1808 on Raleigh North Carolina to Jacob Johnson and Mary McDonough (both of English/Irish Decent—Andrew Johnson had to work hard to secure his position on top. Andrew Johnson grew up in a poor family, meaning a formal education was not an option. At a young age Johnson was forced to apprentice with a seamstress, because it was a learnable skill that could financially help out his family. Johnson decided he could not take his life back home and yearned for a better life, so he ran away and moved to Tennessee. Johnson used his skills as...

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