By: Dakota Ellis
He was a member of the House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. (1792- 1868) One of the leaders in the radical republican faction in the 1860's. Thaddeus sought to protect blacks rights. In the Civil war he did most of the financing. Joshua Stevens was Thaddeus' father.
Andrew Johnson was the 17th president of the US,serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president when he was earlier Vice President at the time when Abraham Lincoln's assassination. People view Johnson as the worst possible president we had ever had at the end of the Civil War. Obstructed rights for blacks.