Most impactful U.S. presidents of all time
Perhaps his sole blemish was that of choosing Andrew Johnson ... Lincoln worked tirelessly to both preserve and extend liberty to the American people. When it comes to character and efforts to both preserve and extend liberty, five of America’s most ...
Eric Foner Thinks Anew About Lincoln and Slavery
Now he is about to publish his 22nd book, this one on a topic about which some might have thought there was little left to say: Abraham ... as Lincoln did, and some people seem to shrivel away, and that's what happened to Andrew Johnson.
It's time to bring out the 100-ton gun
and did ... Andrew Johnson was an accidental president. A Democrat from Tennessee, Johnson was picked by Lincoln (a Republican) as running mate to help pick up Democratic and border state votes. Then came Lincoln's assassination and post-war Reconstruction.
The Inaugural Address, Part 1 (Updated)
Because of the broad scope of the diary, I will publish it in five parts: 1) Beginnings and Antebellum, 2) Lincoln and Reconstruction ... John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester A. Arthur, and Gerald Ford are the five presidents who never ...
A Look Back - November 1963
He went on to say, " Once Cuban sovereignty has been restored we will extend the hand of friendship and assistance to a Cuba whose political and economic institutions have been shaped by the will of the Cuban people." White House sources did not deny that ...