Calhoun,John Caldwell

Cal·houn (kăl-ho͞onʹ), John Caldwell. 1782-1850.
Vice President of the United States (1825-1832) under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. In his political philosophy he maintained that the states had the right to nullify federal legislation that they deemed unconstitutional.

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Universalium. 2010.

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