Graphic of part of the Emancipation Proclamation
Rights and POwer: The POlitics of Reconstruction
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Ticket of Admission to Impeachment (Tennessee State Museum)

Ticket of Admission to Impeachment, 1868.
Artifact #95.1.3
(Tennessee State Museum)

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Tennessee voters reelected Andrew Johnson to the Senate in 1874. He died, however, within a few months of his return to Washington. He was buried wrapped in the American flag, with his head resting on a copy of the Constitution

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After the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson in 1868, the Congressional Globe published a supplementary volume that provides a record of the documents and debates from the Senate trial.

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