Rivals and Allies
Amazon. Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union by Robert V. Remini, the pre-eminent Jacksonian scholar.
The Senate's "Historican Minute" blurb on the Death of Clay.
Christian, "Confederate," "Anti-socialist" comments by Al Benson, Jr. prompted by Henry Clay, his "American System," and Remini's biography: "This country has been in the throes of some form of socialism at least since the 1820s, and it's time we woke up long enough to smell the decay!" There's a lot of this sort of analysis on the Web, but I'll let this stand for the whole.
John Quincy Adams
Amazon. John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life by Paul Nagel.
Paul Nagel discusses John Quincy Adams on Booknotes. Transcript also available.
Excellent short biography of John Quincy Adams by Samuel Flagg Bemis (author of John Quincy Adams and the Union), from Grollier's New Book of Knowledge.
Amazon. John Quincy Adams short biography by Remini.
John C. Calhoun
Short Calhoun bio by Stuart Rochester, from Grollier's New Book of Knowledge. Not as full, or as good, as the other NBK biographies.
Amazon. John C. Calhoun: A Biography by Irving Bartlett.
Booknotes with Bartlett (aired September 18, 1994).
Martin Van Buren
Good biography of Martin Van Buren , from Grollier's New Book of Knowledge.
Amazon. Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time by Robert V. Remini, the pre-eminent Jacksonian scholar.