John C. Calhoun: American Portrait

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JOHN C. CALHOUN
American Portrait

BY MARGARET L. COIT

"THE UNION, NEXT TO OUR LIBERTY, MOST DEAR."

Illustrated

The Riverside Press Cambribge HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY BOSTON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations *
  • I - The Heritage 1
  • II - For God and Timothy Dwight 14
  • III - Years of Growth 32
  • IV - The Birth of a Patriot 46
  • V - Of Courts and Courting 56
  • VI - The Second American Revolution 67
  • VII - Young Hercules 82
  • VIII - Toward a Broadening Union 101
  • IX - Mr. Secretary of War 120
  • X - The Master of Dumbarton Oaks 136
  • XI - Mr. Vice-President Calhoun 160
  • XII - A Unionist Comes Home 172
  • XIII - Petty Arts 192
  • XIV - America Grows Up 203
  • XV - Blue Cockades and Dueling Pistols 222
  • XVI - Force and Counter-Force 242
  • XVII - Calhoun at War 259
  • XVIII - The Age of Jackson 268
  • XIX - Slaver -- the Theory and the Fact 284
  • XX - Floride 316
  • XXI - Years of Decision 326
  • XXII - Calhoun and the Lone Star 356
  • XXIII - The Master of Fort Hill 382
  • XXIV - America in Mid-Century 398
  • XXV - A Nation-Sized American 421
  • XXVI - The Rising Storm 445
  • XXVII - The Statesman and the Man 457
  • XXVIII - No Compromise with Destiny 467
  • XXIX - When Rome Survived 495
  • XXX - Minority Champion 518
  • Notes 535
  • Bibliography 573
  • Index 583
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