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Published by Library of Congress in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Tucker, Sophie, -- 1884-1966,
  • Calhoun, John C. -- 1782-1850,
  • Singers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Nullification (States" rights),
  • South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861

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Features a biographical sketch of Sophie Tucker, a U.S. singer and an immigrant from Russia in the early 1900s. Depicts her career as an entertainer at Hartford, Conn., her journey to New York to become a successful professional entertainer, and her involvement in charity to raise four million dollars for servicemen during World War I. Also discusses President Andrew Jackson"s opposition to South Carolina"s nullification of a federal tariff that favored Northern manufacturing over Southern agriculture.

Edition Notes

Other titlesJanuary 13
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. National Digital Library Program.
LC ClassificationsML420.T89
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23155592M
LC Control Number2002565370

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