United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Jackson & Calhoun

An ill-matched president and vice-president
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131458:

President Andrew Jackson and his Vice-President John C. Calhoun exchanged the following toasts in 1830 referring to what crisis?

Jackson: "Our federal Union, it must be preserved."
Calhoun : "The Union, next to our liberty, the most dear."

A) Peggy Eaton Affair
B) War Over the U.S. Bank
C) Nullification conflict in South Carolina
D) Removal of the Cherokee Indians
E) Worcester v. Georgia Supreme Court decision by John Marshall

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