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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…
Robert Elder