Lead: In 1832 as a part of a rising and bitter dispute with Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun became the first vice president to resign from office.
Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.
Content: In 1828 South Carolinian and career politician John C. Calhoun was elected Vice President. He had also served as vice president in the previous administration of John Quincy Adams. It was no secret that Calhoun nursed Presidential ambitions.