Fun Fact: Andrew Johnson vs Civil Rights

President Andrew Johnson

While he ran as Lincoln’s running mate (under a National Union party ticket), Andrew Johnson was not the greatest president after assuming the office upon Lincoln’s death. One such shameful note was him vetoing the 1866 Civil Rights Act. Luckily for African-Americans, Congress had enough votes to override his veto power.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

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