Impeachment hearing for President Johnson.

The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

Impeachment hearing for President Johnson.

"The trial by combat, or wager of battle, was a solemn judicial duel. It was resorted to in the belief that God would give victory to the right."—Myers, 1905

Trial by Combat

"The trial by combat, or wager of battle, was a solemn judicial duel. It was resorted to in the belief…

Woman seated in a courtyard pointing with her left hand.

Woman on Trial for Witchcraft

Woman seated in a courtyard pointing with her left hand.