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HIST 3550 Expertise Outline

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Expertise Essay Main question of the nullification crisis: Do states have the right to declare a federal law invalid; where does the sovereignty lie, with the Federal Government or with the States? History of the nullification crisis: TARIFF Tarriff of Abominations South Carolina, Calhoun proposes nullification o Reasons behind why South Carolina believes the Tarriff to be unfair Surface level appears to be about the tariff, however the greater issue at hand is whether or not the states have the right to question federal law Initial Response to Calhoun, WEBSTER and the State of the Union Begins to address the question of sovereignty Questioning the states as to where they find the power, in Constitution and how giving the states said right would not make any sense to the Union o Provide evidence/reasoning Main Issue of Where Soveriegnty Lies, no longer about the tariff
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Unformatted text preview: • Tariff strictly a vehicle to promote states rights. • South Carolina Ordinance of Nullification o Threatens succession, and enforces there right to nullify the laws • Andrew Jackson’s Proclamation to the People of South Carolina o Laundry list of reasons o Preservation of the Union, sovereignty lies with the people Outcome: Is the Question Answered?? • AJ threatens and uses force: will do anything for preservation of the Union; sets precedent o Asserts the supremacy of the Union and that of the nat’l government, sovereignty lies with the people to the government, not the states. • 14 th Amendment: states have no sovereignty • SC gets a more manageable tariff, so do states rights win • Technically both win: who is the big winner Jackson, proves where the sovereignty lies and sets the precedent—USE ARTICLE...
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