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Andrew Johnson Quotes
Activity On your IPADS, research more about the life of Andrew Johnson. As a group, create 5 tweets that Andrew Johnson would have typed during his presidency. Be sure to include a witty (or non-witty) #hashtag
Quote 1 “I feel incompetent to perform duties... which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.” #UnpreparedandScared
Quote 2 “Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.” #StrictInterpretation
Quote 3 “Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North.” #PopulismRules!!!
Quote 4 “This is a country for white men, and by God, as long as I am President, it shall be a government for white men.” #WhiteSupremacist
Quote 5 “shown less capacity for government than any other race of people. No independent government of any form has been successful in their hands. On the contrary, wherever they have been left to their own devices they have shown a constant tendency to relapse into barbarism.” #IgnorantandRacistABadCombination