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be attained through unification. §S# believed any delay or indecision
would eventually prove fatal to them and the union. (My fourteen
years would have to pass before Me prophecy was unfortunately proved to
have been a valid one.
Such was the character, integrity, and ability of Alt man who had -
personified the minority straggle tor so many years; who had considered
every solution to the problem; who had tried most of them and would
try even more, even a dissolution of the onion, if southern rights and
privileges could not be guaranteed any o&er way. Calhoun had been
against secession sine* the early days of the nullification controversy
when some talked then of a southern confederacy, but he had held out
for a southern convention as the means to obtain a "fresh understanding
of the bargain.M la l$IT in a dispute over the- "gag resolutions,M :
calling of a southern convention to strengthen the Soefe's position,
Storing the Bluffton movement in 1S44, the idea for calling a southern
convention had again appeared, but attention had been diverted away
from it by the presidential election of that year. Haw in It4? Calhoun
asked lor a southern party* for unity In thought and action, as the so-
lution to their ills.
WUm A* White, Robert Barnwell Rhett; Father of geeossioa
(flew Tork, lf#l> f -
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Chappell, Ben A. The Southern Unity Movement, thesis, 1956; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107898/m1/43/: accessed May 28, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .