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John C. Calhoun

Politician (18-Mar-1782 — 31-Mar-1850)


Irving H. Bartlett. John C. Calhoun: A Biography. Scranton, PA: W. W. Norton. 1994.

Mary Bates. The Private Life of John C. Calhoun. Charleston, SC: Walker, Richards and Co.. 1852.

Gerald M. Capers. John C. Calhoun, Opportunist: A Reappraisal. University of Florida Press. 1960. 276pp.

Margaret L. Coit. John C. Calhoun: American Portrait. Cherokee Publishing Company. 1997. 612pp.

Hermann E. von Holst. John C. Calhoun. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin. 1882.

Gaillard Hunt. John C. Calhoun. Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs. 1908. 335pp.

William M. Meigs. Life of John Caldwell Calhoun. New York: Neale Publishing Co.. 1917. (2 vols.)

John Niven. John C. Calhoun and the Price of Union. Louisiana State University Press. 1988. 367pp.

Merrill D. Peterson. The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay and Calhoun. Oxford University Press. 1987. 573pp.

Gustavus M. Pinkney. Life of John C. Calhoun. Walker, Evans and Cogswell. 1903. 251pp.

August O. Spain. The Political Theory of John C. Calhoun. Bookman Associates. 1951. 306pp.

Arthur Styron. The Cast-Iron Man: John C. Calhoun and American Democracy. New York: Longmans, Green and Co.. 1935. 426pp.

John L. Thomas. John C. Calhoun: A Profile. New York: Hill and Wang. 1968. 227pp.

Clyde N. Wilson. John C. Calhoun: A Bibliography. Meckler Publishing. 1990. 172pp.

Charles M. Wiltse. John C. Calhoun: Sectionalist, 1840-1850. Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.. 1951. 592pp.

Charles M. Wiltse. John C. Calhoun: Nationalist, 1782-1828. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 1944. 477pp.

Charles M. Wiltse. John C. Calhoun: Nullifier, 1829-1839. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 1949. 511pp.


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  5. Congressional Biography [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.169)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.247)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.167)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.117)

  12. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.126)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.111)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.85)

  15. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.136)

  16. Biographical Directory of the United States Executive Branch, 1774-1971 (p.43)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.40)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.168)

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