Impeachment

Impeachment

The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, a reading on the only president to be tried by the Senate and an activity in which students decide on whether there should be additional grounds for impeachment aside from treason, bribery, and high crimes and misdemeanors.

High Crimes and Misdemeanors, a reading on the meaning of this strange phrase that is the grounds for most impeachments and an activity in which students determine the outcome of hypothetical impeachment proceedings.

Independent Counsel, a reading on the background and pros and cons of the independent counsel statute and an activity in which students role play members of Congress deciding on whether to renew the statute.

What Should Congress Do?, a webquest in which students role play newspaper editors who must research on the Internet and write an editorial on what Congress should do about the Clinton controversy.

Impeachment Links, the most comprehensive and reliable links to impeachment that are available on the Internet.