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  1. John C. Calhoun. John Caldwell Calhoun ( / kælˈhuːn /; [1] March 18, 1782 – March 31, 1850) was an American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina who held many important positions including being the seventh vice president of the United States from 1825 to 1832, while adamantly defending slavery and protecting the interests ...

  2. Oct 19, 2021 · John C. Calhoun (1782-1850) of South Carolina was one of the most influential politicians in the United States and a leading voice for the South during the antebellum era.

  3. In 1810, 29-year-old John C. Calhoun entered the national political arena. He was elected to represent the Abbeville district, taking the congressional seat of a cousin, Joseph Calhoun. Beginning in the Twelfth Congress, the young Calhoun distinguished himself as one of the brightest of the new generation of congressmen labeled the “War Hawks.”

  4. John C. Calhoun of South Carolina first entered politics in 1808 when he was elected to the state legislature. He moved to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1811, where he served almost four terms before resigning to become secretary of war under President James Monroe, a position he held from 1817 to 1825.

  5. Born in 1782 in Abbeville, South Carolina, John C. Calhoun is one of Yale’s most famous alumni. He is also perhaps the single greatest champion of slavery in American history. As a statesman, political theorist, and unapologetic slaveholder, Calhoun authored what’s known as the “positive good” thesis.

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