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Calhoun

American Heretic

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Basic Books
Language
English
Pages
464

A social and political biography of John C. Calhoun, a vice president, cabinet officer and senator from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century.

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Calhoun: American Heretic
2021, Basic Books
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New York, USA

First Sentence

"By his own interpretation of its history, John C. Calhoun was obrn before the Union."

Table of Contents

Preface xi
1 The People with No Name 1
2 Educations 21
3 The Science of Law 44
4 "I Am Your True Lover, John C. Calhoun" 61
5 "The Road That All Great Nations Have Trod" 83
6 "The Great Gun of the Party" 99
7 "Let Us Conquer Space" 123
8 Secretary of Improvement and Empire 151
9 "To the Western Confines of the Continent" 174
10 "I Am with the People, ad Shall Remain So" 198
11 "The Impression, That I Acted Under the Force of Destiny" 218
12 "There Shall Be at Least One Free State" 253
13 "I Think, I See My Way Clearly on the Slave Question" 291
14 "It I(s Our Thermopylae" 317
15 "Dangerous and Despotic Doctrines" 344
16 "Thou Art the Man" 412
18 "Ours Is the Government of the White Man" 440
19 The Pillar of Fire 477
Epilogue 525
Acknowledgments 547
Notes 551
Index 623

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Copyright Date
2021

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Library of Congress
E340.C15

The Physical Object

Format
hardcover
Pagination
xiv, 640p
Number of pages
464
Weight
972 grams

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Open Library
OL29502366M
ISBN 13
9780465096442

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