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Johnson For The Lynching And Compared Himself as Jesus

Andrew Johnson only became president because he was the vice president at the time of Lincoln’s assassination. He inherited a divided country th...

Andrew Johnson only became president because he was the vice president at the time of Lincoln’s assassination. He inherited a divided country that was recovering from the just-concluded Civil War. Tensions were high, and there were fears that another civil war was in the works. President Johnson himself did not help matters. He was an unrefined, sulky, and bad-tempered racist who blamed everyone except himself for his problems. Politicians described him as someone who was worse than one could have ever thought. He often fought with Congress and once called for the lynching of a congressman. Another time, he got drunk and compared himself to Jesus.

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Top 10 Faux Pas Committed By US Presidents
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