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John C. Calhoun, philosopher of reaction

Richard Nelson Current

John C. Calhoun, philosopher of reaction

by Richard Nelson Current

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calhoun, John C. -- 1782-1850.

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    Reprinted from The Antioch Review, Vol. III, No. 2, June, 1943.

    Statementby Richard Nelson Current.
    SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in history -- H-251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16502703M

    John Caldwell Calhoun (Ma – Ma ) was the Vice President of the United States for John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. Calhoun was Vice President under two different presidents. George Clinton is the only other Vice President to serve under two Born: John Caldwell Calhoun, Ma , Abbeville, . Start studying John C. Calhoun Review. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    John Caldwell Calhoun (18 March – 31 March ) was an American politician from South Carolina during the first half of the 19th century. A Democrat who supported slavery, he served as the seventh Vice President of the United States, first under John Quincy Adams (–) and then under Andrew Jackson (–), but resigned the Vice Presidency to enter the United States.   John C. Calhoun’s Theory of Republicanism offers a close analysis of the historical development of this idea from a basic, inherited republican ideology into a well-defined political theory. In the process, this book demonstrates that Calhoun’s infamous defense of American slavery, while unwavering, was intellectually shallow and, in some Pages:

    The Political Philosophy of John C. Calhoun: An Argument Worth Refuting 4 understanding of human nature effects the nature of government, and how these, viewed first in the abstract, can be applied to the Constitution and government of the United States. As the reader moves through the thesis it would be advantageous to bear.   This review appears in the Spring edition of the Intercollegiate the issue’s Table of Contents here.. Majority Rule versus Consensus: The Political Thought of John C. Calhoun by James H. Read (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, ). If students of American history have heard of John C. Calhoun at all, they have probably learned of him as the ante-.


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"John C. Calhoun", by Irving Bartlett The author shows the reader that Calhoun was something of a Tragic Hero. He had a brilliant mind John C. Calhoun a forceful, Presbyterian personality wedded to a strong, albeit flawed (by today's standards), moral by: 6.

CALHOUN, John Caldwell, (cousin of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun), a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina and John C. Calhoun Vice President of the United States; born near Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C., Ma ; attended the common schools and private academies; graduated from Yale College in ; studied law.

The Works of John C. Calhoun. 6 vols. Reprint. New York: Russell Russell, Calhoun's A Disquisition on Government and A Discourse on the Constitution of the United States are reprinted in vol. Current, Richard N. John C. Calhoun. New York: Washington Square Press, ___.

"John C. Calhoun, Philosopher of Reaction.''. John Caldwell Calhoun (kăl´hōōn´), –, American statesman and political philosopher, b. near Abbeville, S.C.,He was an intellectual giant of political life in his day. Early Career Calhoun studied law under Tapping Reeve at Litchfield, Conn., and began () his public career in the South Carolina legislature.

John C. Calhoun was a rare figure in American history: a lifelong politician who was also a profound political philosopher. Vice president under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson, he was a dominant presence in the U.S.

Senate. Now comes a major new /5. John C. Calhoun Paperback – 17 May by Richard N. Current (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages 21 cm.

Contents: Brief biography of John Caldwell Calhoun --Life of John C. Calhoun / R.M.T. Hunter --Life and character of the Hon. John Caldwell Calhoun / Jefferson Davis --John Caldwell Calhoun / William Peterfield Trent --A footnote on John C. Calhoun / Ralph Gabriel --Calhoun: an interpretation / Charles M.

Wiltse --A reconsideration of. Important Writings of John C. Calhoun: Calhoun's speech on the Compromise of Inthe state of California was about to be annexed into the r, the controversy over whether or not it was to be a free state or slave state started problems between the North and the South.

A new book by John G. Grove aims to argue against this common view. Written with clarity and focus and a certain amount of contrarianism, John C. Calhoun’s Theory of Republicanism would persuade us that we’ve rejected Calhoun too easily.

While he can hardly deny the importance of slavery for Calhoun’s politics, the assistant professor of. 5-minute biography of the life of American politician and political theorist, John C.

Calhoun. Through the use of archival material, scholar interviews, and. Inducted inhe was a U.S. Vice President. ~John C. Calhoun: Selected Writings and Speeches~ is an anthology of writings of the antebellum South Carolina statesmen. It's perhaps the definitive abridged compilation of Calhoun's writings.

The alternative of course is the broad collection by historian Clyde Wilson, entitled The Papers of John C. by: 8. John C. Calhoun has books on Goodreads with ratings. John C. Calhoun’s most popular book is A Disquisition on Government.

Patrick Henry-Onslow Debate: Liberty and Republicanism in American Political Thought Lee Cheek, Sean R. Busick, Carey Roberts, editors A public debate carried on by President John Quincy Adams and Vice President John C.

Calhoun under the pen names of “Patrick Henry” and “Onslow.” This important, but little known debate, about the limits of federal power is arguably more salient now. John C. Calhoun, in full John Caldwell Calhoun, (born MaAbbeville district, South Carolina, U.S.—died MaWashington, D.C.), American political leader who was a congressman, the secretary of war, the seventh vice president (–32), a senator, and the secretary of state of the United championed states’ rights and slavery and was a symbol of the Old South.

Similar Items. The papers of John C. Calhoun / by: Calhoun, John C. Published: () Life of John C. Calhoun presenting a condensed history of political events from to together with a selection from his speeches, reports, and other writings subsequent to his election as vice-president of the United States, including his leading speech on the late war delivered in Historic significance: John C.

Calhoun was a political figure from South Carolina who played a major role in national affairs during the early 19th century. Calhoun was at the center of the Nullification Crisis, served in the cabinet of Andrew Jackson, and was a senator representing South Carolina.

John Bumpass Calhoun ( – September 7, ) was an American ethologist and behavioral researcher noted for his studies of population density and its effects on behavior.

He claimed that the bleak effects of overpopulation on rodents were a grim model for the future of the human race. During his studies, Calhoun coined the term "behavioral sink" to describe aberrant behaviors in Born:Elkton, Tennessee, U.S.

last of the classical republicans: an interpretation of john c. calhoun /. WÜliam Harris John C. Calhoun has always been something of an anomaly in the American political tradition. A politician who strovemightily to achieve the presidency, he is nevertheless remembered above all as a.

Preview this book» What people are References. Other editions - View all. The Papers of John C. Calhoun: John Caldwell Calhoun, William Edwin Hemphill, Clyde Norman Wilson Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

The primary source of Calhoun’s political essays, speeches, and letters that appear in this volume is the Works of John C.

Calhoun (New York, –), edited by Calhoun’s friend and confidant, Richard K. Crallé. Whenever possible, the text of Crallé has been carefully compared to other printed copies of the speeches and writings of.In this important and highly readable biography of John C.

Calhoun, Irving Bartlett sees a man almost unique in American history, a lifelong politician who was also a profound political philosopher. Born on the South Carolina frontier, Calhoun grew up in a postrevolutionary culture which valued both African slavery and the republican ideology.

Life of John C. Calhoun, presenting a condensed history of political events from to Together with a selection from his speeches, reports, and other writings subsequent to his election as vice-president of the United States, including his leading speech on the late war delivered in Pages: