Andrew Johnson (1808-1875)

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Ad Honoris
May 2014
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#31
Lincoln was quite adept at keeping abreast of public opinion and not getting out too far ahead of it; there is no reason to think that just black veterans was his hard limit.
OK; understood.

Certainly but speculating the alternative effects of hypotheticals on the exact composition of Congress and their state of mind politically is descending pretty far into the weeds and isn't a thread I'm really interested in pulling at. All of our speculations on that are completely unfalsifiable.
Fair enough, I suppose.
 

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