Olive Branch and Sword: The Compromise of 1833

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Dominated by the personalities of three towering figures of the nation's middle period -- Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and President Andrew Jackson -- Olive Branch and Sword: The Compromise of 1833 tells of the political and rhetorical dueling that brought about the Compromise of 1833, resolving the crisis of the Union caused by South Carolina's nullification of the protective tariff. In 1832 South Carolina's John C. Calhoun denounced the entire protectionist system as unconstitutional, unequal, and founded on selfish ...

Olive Branch and Sword: The Compromise of 1833 1982, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807108949

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Olive Branch and Sword: The Compromise of 1833 1982, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807124970

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