Calhoun, John Caldwell
Calhoun, John Caldwellkăl˝ho͞on´ [key], 1782–1850, American statesman and political philosopher, b. near Abbeville, S.C., grad. Yale, 1804. He was an intellectual giant of political life in his day.
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- Political Philosophy
- Early Career
- Vice President
- Senator and Advocate of States' Rights
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