John C. Calhoun

By: Gabriela And Carlisle


Calhoun was a US Statesman and spokesman for the slave-plantation system of the antebellum South. As a congressman he helped steer the US into war with Great Britain and established the Second Bank of the United States. Calhoun later went to serve as U.S. secretary of war, vice president and briefly as secretary of state.


Calhoun was a key role in the building of America. He established the Second Bank of the United States, and devoted much of his remarkable intellectual energy to defending slavery.
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