DISQUISITION ON GOVERNMENT AND A DISCOURSE ON THE CONSTITUTION AND GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
Item #: 3591
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2001.
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, COMPARATIVE LAW
Vice President under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson,Calhoun (1782-1850) was well-known as a symbol of the Old South and as an advocate for slavery and states' rights. In this treatise he discusses such topics as the party system and trial by jury, praises the constitutions of ancient Rome and modern England and suggests their superiority to the constitution and government of the United States. Dictionary of American Biography II: 411-419. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law II: 358 (5748). Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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