Which resulted from Andrew Johnson's acquittal in his Senate impeachment trial? A. The judicial branch became the most powerful branch of government. B. The legislative branch became more powerful than the executive branch. C. The balance of power among the three branches of government was preserved. D. The executive branch became more powerful than the legislative branch.
The answer is B. Andrew Johnson's acquittal in his Senate impeachment trial was because of the legislative branch being more powerful than the executive branch. Thirty-six votes being guilty is required to successfully impeach Johnson. However, only 35 Senators voted guilty while the others non-guilty.