Nullification (outline)

Nullification (outline) - Calhoun believes that the states...

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Nullification Background o South Carolina was a agriculture state. Tariff rates were major revenue Tariff- Tax on trade between each country Best interest of south Carolina was to keep tariff rates low Agriculture have low rates Industrial states want higher rates Industrial states had power in congress o The politics and economics of the tariff Tariff of Abominations (1828) Claim of the southern states South Carolina was extremely upset more than others Tariff of 1834 was lower but not much John C. Calhoun and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest Wrote it anonymously under pin name Mr. X His doctrine on nullification o Nullification- Notion that a state refuses to abide by
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Unformatted text preview: Calhoun believes that the states could withdraw from the constitution Tariff was harmful to other states Tariff was being used in a way that was unconstitutional President Jacksons response, Proclamation on Nullification o The Fragile Political Situation o Resolution Consequences for the Principle of Federalism o Calhoun was 1 st V.P. to resign Interest Group Madison on Factions o Federalist James Madison wrote them Constitution will help control the worst tendency of fashions Trying to band people from organizing to receive a particular gov....
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