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Andrew Johnson

  • Originally published 01/22/2018

    They Were Bad. He May Be Worse.

    Sean Wilentz

    The best way to evaluate President Trump's first year in office is to compare him not with the great presidents but with the worst.

  • Originally published 04/17/2017

    Who Else Is Trump Like?

    Ronald L. Feinman

    Presidents John Tyler and Andrew Johnson, two previous presidents who faced impeachment.

  • Originally published 11/08/2016

    The Republicans' Andrew Johnson Moment

    Timothy S. Huebner

    The Republican Party of the 1860s faced a stark choice. It could either commit itself to its founding principles of expanding freedom, opportunity, and rights, or it could follow Johnson toward a narrow conception of what it meant to be a part of the American community.