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The Webster-Hayne Debate on the Nature of the Union: Selected Documentsby Webster, Daniel and Hayne, Robert Young and Belz, Herman
Publisher: Liberty Fund
Issue: Spring 2001
These speeches on nullification, delivered by Daniel Webster, Robert Y. Hayne, Thomas Hart Benton, and other senators in spring 1830, foreshadow the vexing constitutional issues that finally led to the Civil War. Editor Herman Belz's endnotes and an index are included.