Chapter 13-pgs 427-433 - A.P. US Mods 6/7/8 Notes for pgs....

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A.P. US  Artem Kholodenko Mods 6/7/8 0109 Notes for pgs. 427 – 433 The Politics of Expansion The Whig Ascendancy Change in Tariff Ideas John Tyler Tyler and the Annexation of   Texas Daniel Webster Slavery and Texas The Election of 1844 - From 1840-42 banking, tariffs, and internal improvements were  the main points of the political agenda - With the election of 1840 and Harrison’s win, the Whigs gained a  majority in the houses of congress - The Whigs favored a tariff, but with a twist: before they wanted  one that would be high enough to kill the import competition with  the US, but now they wanted one to protect the US industries and  allow foreign import - The duties would turn into federal revenue and the ideals would  have become law if not for Harrison’s death and VP Tyler’s come  to power who became a disaster - A former (D), he worked due to his hate for Jackson’s veto of  acts, yet ended up doing the same with bank acts - In summer of 1842 a tariff was passed that delayed the reduction  of tariffs because an economical slump forced a need for $ for  Whigs to pay states for internal improvements - Some talked of impeachment of Tyler who in Aug. signed a bill to 
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