John C. Calhoun

John C. Calhoun

1782–1850

Nationality: American

Historical Period: The 19th Century

Calhoun is one of the most important American politicians and political theorists in the first half of the 19th century. He served as a member of the House of Representatives, Secretary of War, Vice-President, and Senator. In his writings he was concerned with states rights, tariff policy, limits to federal power and majority rule, and slavery.

See the Liberty Matters online discussion on John C. Calhoun, Constitutionalism, and Slavery

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