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Robert Elder

Robert Elder, an associate professor of history at Baylor University, is the author of Calhoun: American Heretic (2021). Twitter: @southernphd.


Articles by Robert Elder

September 20, 2021 5:30 am

No, John C. Calhoun Didn’t Invent the Filibuster

As convenient as it might be to blame the filibuster on the famous defender of slavery, the historical record is much messier.
Robert Elder