John C. Calhoun is one of the most important and unique men in American history, primarily because of his contributions to American political thought. His views on banking and finance, federalism, and executive power are still current. Don’t be fooled by your 7th grade understanding of the man. I discuss Calhoun and his greatness in Episode 39 of The Brion McClanahan Show.
Nullification: A 21st Century Remedy
Forgotten Conservatives in American History by Brion McClanahan and Clyde Wilson
Conservative Heroes by Garland S. Tucker III
The Essential Calhoun, Clyde Wilson, ed.
Union and Liberty, Ross Lence, ed.
John C. Calhoun: Selected Writings and Speeches, Lee Cheeck, ed.
John C. Calhoun: American Statesman by Margaret Coit
John C. Calhoun and Slavery as a Positive Good: What He Said by Clyde Wilson
John C. Calhoun and Slavery as a Positive Good: What Calhoun Did Not Say by Clyde Wilson