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  • The Nullification Crisis

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    Political unrest within the advocating for Nullification virtually declares the United States Constitution nonexistent. To propel, and support secession is radical and creates separate entities trying to coexist amongst each other while avoiding the issue. In the matters of the government, constitutional propriety should be enforced and upheld with the upmost respect. However, when the driving force behind promoting constitutional propriety has a hidden agenda that is repugnant in nature then

  • Causes Of The Nullification Crisis

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    The crisis consisted of the passing of two nationwide tariffs, the Tariff of Abominations and the Tariff of 1833. The Tariff of Abominations was designed to protect northern and western industry from competing foreign imports, however; this tariff led to a higher

  • Andrew Jackson and the Nullification Crisis

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    Andrew Jackson had led the nation from 1829 to 1837. During his presidency, there were two issues he had faced, one of them being the Nullification Crisis. The Nullification Crisis was a major issue led by John C. Calhoun, who at the time was Andrew Jackson’s vice president. Calhoun and the supporters of the nullification believed in state’s rights, and that the states could reject federal laws if they believed it to be unconstitutional. It all started when Congress passed the Tariff of Abomination

  • The Nullification Crisis and Its Effects on the United States

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  • South Caroline: The Compromised Tariff

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    win this fight. Ellis writes, “As the crisis wore on, Jackson found himself increasingly isolated from members of his own party and many of his closes political allies… At this point, Jackson really had no choice but to give in. Failure to do so would split the Democratic party, render him ineffective as a leader during his second term and, perhaps, bring on a civil war.” While The Union at Risk: Jacksonian Democracy, States’ Rights and the Nullification Crisis is not a revolutionary in terms of topics

  • Henry Clay: The Great Compromiser of America

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    It was a dark time in the history of the United States. A crisis was shadowing the country and had locked the North and the South at each other’s throats. Tensions were escalating and civil war seemed imminent. One brave man stood up to the challenge of resolving the conflict – Congressman Henry Clay of Kentucky. Despite his old age and illness, he managed to develop a set of compromise measures and convinced both sides to agree to it. This compromise, the Compromise of 1850, may have held off the

  • Cause of the American Civil War

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    answer is an all of the above approach. The cause of the war that divided the nation cannot be narrowly defined into a single issue but each cause is affected and tied together. The main causes that resulted in the Civil War were the issue of nullification, tariffs, but most importantly just an overall difference in their ways of life. Yes, slavery was a cause of the war, but that was not one of the central causes that popular belief has engrained in us all, however, the role that slavery had will

  • Three Very important Lessons: Slavery, The Nature of the Federal Union and Regulation of Commerce

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    contentions over the Missouri compromise and the Compromise of 1850 because neither side could come in between. There have been multiple instances about the nature of the federal union because criticism was particularly harsh in the south. The nullification controversy and the Supreme Court rulings of McCulloch v. Maryland and Gibbons v. Ogden relate to the nature of the federal union. Lastly, regulation of commerce has an impact in American history because in the end someone is always going to be

  • The Career Of John Caldwell Calhoun

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    The political career of John Caldwell Calhoun spanned over forty years. By the time of his death and despite never achieving his greatest ambition of holding the nation’s highest office, his achievements in the lesser offices he held throughout his life allowed Calhoun to become one of the most distinguished, respected, and admired statesmen in the history of the United States. Serving in both the House and the Senate of Congress, serving as Secretary of War and Secretary of State, serving in the

  • Reaching Comprimise: An Arm Bends Inwards

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    dignity and value. These examples are entirely normal and extremely egoistic, and so were the Nullifications in 1828 and 1832. Nullifications were necessary steps for solidifying democracy along with the U.S. Constitution and theoretically plausible approach at the time. However, the nullifications were predestined to fail, because they were bias just as much as their adversary, the union’s ruling. Nullifications couldn’t have been solutions to the problems, because when both problems and solutions are