More than 130 years ago, our nation faced the same thing that it faces now- the impeachment of the President of the United States. President Andrew Johnson faced the same ordeal that President Clinton is now facing. Although both men went through the same process, their circumstances were quite different. President Johnson, who was not elected, but rather became president after Lincoln's death, was virtually hated by the members of Congress. The Radicals Republicans of that
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the precedent for future trials. Now, President Clinton's fate as president now sits in the hands of the members of Congress. The people of the United States are now witnessing an incredibly rare experience. The outcome of this trial of the President could spark another monumental moment in history-the removal of the president from office. The people who are now citizens of the United States could be part of the biggest event ever in history.