The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
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Harper's Weekly,
March 21, 1868, page 179

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After the anger and indignation which were first kindled at the usurpation of the President in removing Mr. Stanton without the consent of the Senate had subsided, Congress appears to have been inspired by a firm but quiet determination to resist and punish him. After resolving to impeach him, the House has, without passion, and with little evidence and no expressions of malice, proceeded calmly with the preliminary steps to impeachment, and the Senate, with cool deliberation and imposing, though simple, ceremonies, has already begun the trial.

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