Sentence Examples with the word Calhoun

Green, however, continued to edit it in the Calhoun interest until 1835, and gave vigorous support to that leader's nullification views.

Webster's support of President Jackson in the South Carolina trouble helped to drive Calhoun into an alliance with Clay; and Clay, whose plan of preserving the Union was by compromise, came forward with a bill for greatly reducing the tariff.

Gaillard Hunt's John C. Calhoun (Philadelphia, 1908) is a valuable work.

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BATTLE CREEK, a city of Calhoun county, Michigan, U.S.A., at the confluence of the Kalamazoo river with Battle Creek, about 48 m.

ALBION, a city of Calhoun county, Michigan, U.S.A., on the Kalamazoo river, 21 m.

Which, in the course of four years, was occupied successively by Messrs Webster, Legare, Upshur, Calhoun and Buchanan.

Madison's theory was that the legislature of Virginia, being one of the bodies which had chosen delegates to the constitutional convention, was legally capable of considering the question of the constitutionality of laws passed by the Federal government, and that the state of Virginia might invite other states to join her, but could not singly, as Calhoun argued, declare any law of the Federal legislature null and void.

Indeed from 1832 until his death Calhoun may be said to have devoted his life to the protection of Southern interests.

Webster declared that the Federal government through the Supreme Court was the ultimate expounder and interpreter of its own powers, while Calhoun championed the rights of the individual state under a written contract which reserved to each state its sovereignty.

The refusal of the wives of the cabinet and of Mrs Calhoun to accord social recognition to Mrs J.