The Life of John C. Calhoun

  • Birth

    Birth
  • Field school

    Field school
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    Yale

  • Law school

    Law school
  • Elected to South Carolina Bar

    Elected to South Carolina Bar
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    South Carolina Legislature

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    U.S. House of Representatives

  • John marries Floride

    John marries Floride
  • Appointed head of Foreign Affairs Committee

    Appointed head of Foreign Affairs Committee
  • John resigns to become Secretary of War

    John resigns to become Secretary of War
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    Secretary of War

  • John runs for presidency

    John runs for presidency
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    Vice president for John Quincy Adams

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    Vice President for Andrew Jackson

  • John resigns

    John resigns
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    Back in the Senate

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    Secretary of State

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    Re-elected to the Senate

  • John dies in Charleston

    John dies in Charleston