And his subsequent utterances are in harmony with the state-rights doctrine to which Calhoun seems to have converted him.
This latter is really the doctrine of some of the slave states—the "state-rights" doctrine, so called.
It is not unanimous about the Tariff, about state-rights, about many other questions of policy.
The chapter is also instructive in showing state-rights utterances of Webster made before and after the speech.
The sketch has also served to explain the theory of state-rights, as it was held in early days, and later, by the Southern people.
Forget your old state-rights doctrine, or off goes your head.
His departure had the very important effect of bringing the question of state-rights acutely to the front.
But the state-rights men had a still greater strength than even this, if the question be conceded to be one of construction.
But the state-rights men and the south generally understood.