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Unformatted text preview: 10.) Worcester v. Georgia (1832) Samuel Worcester, a missionary minister, refused to register or pledge his allegiance to Georgia law before entering onto the reservation, where gold had been discovered. Chief Justice John Marshall held that state laws interfering with relations established between the United States and the Cherokee Nation are invalid and the power to regulate such relations lies exclusively with the federal government. 12.) “Tariff of Abominations” (1828) The goal of the tariff was to protect industry in the northern United States, which were being driven out of business by low-priced European and particularly British manufactured goods, which prompted the United States to put a tax on imported goods. The South, however, was harmed by having to pay higher prices on goods the region did not produce; by reducing the importation of British goods, it also made it difficult for the British to pay for the cotton they...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course HST 101 taught by Professor Struddle during the Spring '09 term at Martin Luther.
- Spring '09