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The South was hurt badly by these tariffs. They could not sell their stuff, lost money, and then had to pay more for what they needed and/or purchase them from northern factories.*The South called the tariffs of 1828 the Tarifs of Abominations. Perception was: these laws were designed to help the North at the expense of the South. John C. Calhoun of SC called for the nullificationof the
*The Tarif of Abominations Nullification Crisis*Tariff of 1828 (Tariff of Abominations) and 1832:*Protective tariff to boost the sales of US products and protect Northern-manufacturing interests at the expense of Southern farmers.*VP John C. Calhoun and others felt the tariff unfairly targeted the southern states, and that they were not obligated by the US Constitution to follow the law, i.e. they could “nullify” the law.*John C. Calhoun – resigns as VP and runs for Senate from SC to further the idea of nullification.
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*That dog-gone Calhoun and S.C. … !*SC, led by Calhoun, declared the tariff acts of 1828 and 1832 unconstitutional – [they] "violate the true meaning and intent thereof and are null, void, and no law, nor binding upon this State."*Jackson and Congress then passed The Force Bill to use military force on any state that resisted the tariff… *Enter Henry Clay and The Compromise Tariff of 1833 - a compromise bill with Calhoun that slowly lowered tariffs over the next decade *This effectively ended the Nullification Crisis… for now.*The idea that "states' rights" superseded federal law was promoted by John C. Calhoun and South Carolina via nullification… and was, to some extent, a precursor to the secession crisis that would trigger the Civil War 30 years later.
*Jackson & Native Americans*With MANIFEST DESTINY and the expansion of colonist territories, Native Americans had less room.*This caused border conflicts with neighboring tribes along with settlers trying to move in on their land*President Jackson ordered the Indian Removal Act in 1830, removing Indians from their homes and lands and onto reservations
Indian Removal Act – 1830Cherokee Nation v. GA (1831)* “domestic dependent nation”Worcester v. GA (1832)* “tribal sovereignty in the U.S.”Trail of Tears Andrew Jackson sides with GA and says to the Supreme Court:“John Marshall has made his decision, now let him enforce it!”Of the 15,000 Cherokee who left, 4,000 died on the journey to “Indian Territory” in the present-day Oklahoma.
*Nonintercourse Act (Indian Intercourse Acts): 1790, 1793, 1796, 1799, 1802, and 1834. To set American-Indian boundaries of reservations and establish gov’t regulation of commerce between Americans and Native Americans, i.e. must have federal gov’t approval to purchase land, claims, etc. from Indian tribes. The first four expired after 4 years, the 1802 & 1834 did not expire. The 1834 Act denoted Indian Territory as "all that part of the United States west of the Mississippi and not within the states of Missouri and Louisiana, or the territory of Arkansas."
Jacksonian Democracy- the movement toward greater democracy for the common man; promoted the strength of the presidency and executive branch at the expense of Congress, while also seeking to broaden the

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