Sunday, October 3, 2010

John C. Calhoun

+ wrote The Southern Carolina Exposition
+ 7th vice president (lived 1782-1850)
+wanted to preserve union and prevent secession of southern states (used nullification to do this)
+ Hated Andrew Jackson so he joined forces with Clay and Webster in 1834 to pass a motion censuring jackson for his single handed removal of federal deposites from the bank of the US.
+ apart of the Whig party

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