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The Life Of John Caldwell Calhoun

John S. Jenkins

The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun by John S. Jenkins is a comprehensive biography of one of the most influential American politicians of the 19th century. Calhoun was a prominent statesman, senator, and vice president during his long career in public service. Jenkins' book covers Calhoun's life from his birth in 1782 to his death in 1850, tracing his political career and personal life in detail.The book begins with Calhoun's childhood and education, including his time at Yale University and his early political aspirations. It then moves on to his early years in politics, including his time as a congressman from South Carolina and his role in the War of 1812. The book also covers Calhoun's controversial views on slavery and states' rights, which made him a polarizing figure during his time in office.Throughout the book, Jenkins provides a detailed analysis of Calhoun's political beliefs and the events that shaped them. He also explores Calhoun's personal life, including his marriage, family, and relationships with other prominent figures of the time.Overall, The Life of John Caldwell Calhoun is a well-researched and engaging biography of one of America's most significant political figures. It offers a fascinating glimpse into the life and times of a man who played a pivotal role in shaping the country's history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 468
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.04in - 1.50lb
  • EAN: 9781428636569
  • Categories: Literary FiguresHistoricalPolitical