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The F Street MessHow Southern Senators Rewrote the Kansas-Nebraska Act$
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Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469635521

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635521.001.0001

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Heirs of Calhoun

Heirs of Calhoun

(p.43) Chapter Two Heirs of Calhoun
The F Street Mess

Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter begins with biographical sketches of David Rice Atchison of Missouri and Andrew Pickens Butler of South Carolina. The chapter also discusses the elections of Atchison, Butler, Hunter and Mason to the United States Senate, their political allegiance to Calhoun and advocacy of slavery’s expansion westward. It concludes with Calhoun’s opposition to the Compromise package of 1850 and his death one month before its passage.

Keywords:   John C. Calhoun, David Rice Atchison, Andrew Pickens Butler, Robert M.T. Hunter, James Murray Mason, Compromise of 1850, Mexican Cession, United States Senate, slavery, western expansion

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