American Presidents

More about Andrew Johnson

  • He is the only former president elected to the United States Senate.
  • Eliza Johnson taught her husband writing and arithmetic when they married. She remained loyal to her husband throughout his impeachment trial, declaring, I knew hed be acquitted, I knew it!
  • His Secretary of State, William Seward, purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867.
  • "If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrat at the other, all would be well with the country."

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