Johnson vetoed the Reconstruction Act, and then Congress overrides his veto. Take that, Johnson!
no, no, no, UNCONSTITUTIONAL!
Then, Congress passed a very important law that appeared unimportant, but was actually the opposite. It was called the Tenure of Office Act. The significance of this law is to protect Stanton, the current secretary of war.
a president is not allowed to get rid of a cabinet member who was appointed by a previous president
Johnson fires Stanton, saying that the Tenure of Office Act law was unconstitutional. Stanton then barricaded himself in his own office, refusing to leave his position.
nope. I'm going to barricade myself in my office now.