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 he’d 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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