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Calhoun, John C., 1782-1850

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1782 - 1850

John Caldwell Calhoun (March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was an American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina and served as the seventh vice president of the United States from 1825 to 1832, under two presidents of different political parties. During his political career Calhoun was also a senator, congressman, Secretary of State and Secretary of War. He is remembered for strongly defending slavery and for advancing the concept of minority states' rights in politics.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 833251
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Identifier: Mss 833251
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David Woodcock letter

Mss 821567
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Identifier: Mss 821567
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D.V. Cook letter

Mss 820157
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Identifier: Mss 820157
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John Caldwell Calhoun letter

Mss 828574
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Identifier: Mss 828574
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John Caldwell Calhoun letter

Mss 823674.1
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Identifier: Mss 823674.1
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John Wingate Weeks letter

Mss 839155
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Identifier: Mss 839155
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Joshua Reed Giddings letter

Mss 820424
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Identifier: Mss 820424
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Levi Woodbury letter

Mss 835116
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Identifier: Mss 835116
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Samuel L. Southard letter

Mss 821671
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Identifier: Mss 821671
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William Smith letter

Mss 822121
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Identifier: Mss 822121
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