John Caldwell Calhoun, (1782-1850), was elected vice president of the United States in 1824 with support from both the Adams and Jackson factions. He served under the victorious John Quincy Adams, but in 1828 he supported Andrew Jackson and was again elected to the vice presidency when Jackson won the presidency.
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Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: Calhoun, John Caldwell
Short biography along with political party, years of service in Congress and bibliography.
John C. Calhoun
Calhoun's life and political context, together with the text of his "Disquisition on Government" and a bibliography. From the site, American Studies at the University of Virginia.
John C. Calhoun's Speech to the United States Senate against the Compromise of 1850, 4 March 1850
Images of the original manuscript of his last Senate speech. From the American Memory project, Library of Congress.
Remarks of Mr. Calhoun of South Carolina on the Bill to Prevent the Interference of Certain Federal Officers in Elections
Speech delivered in the U.S. Senate on February 22, 1839. In plain text, or as a zip file, at Project Gutenberg.
U.S. Senate: John C. Calhoun, 7th Vice President (1825-1832)
His life and political career, from the U.S. Senate Web site.
Wikipedia: John C. Calhoun
Biographical article from the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
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