Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Two on John C. Calhoun

A Deep Devotion to the Constitution by Brion McClanahan
According to the modern historical establishment, John C. Calhoun is the ultimate American villain. These esteemed historians think lofty assessments from previous decades failed to account for his glaring inconsistencies in regard to federal power,… »

Coit’s Calhoun by Clyde Wilson
Want to learn about one of the greatest statesmen that the United States has ever produced? Then get hold of John C. Calhoun: American Portrait by Margaret Coit. When this beautifully-written book received the Pulitzer… »

Heil to the Chief by James McClellan
A Review of: The American Presidency: An Intellectual History by Forrest McDonald Kansas, 1994. Since the surrender at Appomattox, the South has been virtually excluded from two of the three branches of the national government.… »

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