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Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction

by Trefousse, Hans L.
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0823219224

Portraying Andrew Johnson as a genuine Unionist but also a crafty conservative dedicated to preserving the South's social order, historian Hans Trefousse suggests that the Republicans' failure to remove Johnson doomed Radical Reconstruction.

review of Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction, by Trefousse, Hans L., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).