United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

Nullification Crisis

Cartoon depicting the industrial North prospering from
protective tariffs at the expense of the South
(Source: Library of Congress)

Question 131460:

The 1832 Nullification Crisis

A) witnessed Andrew Jackson essentially agreeing with John C. Calhoun's position on states' rights
B) resulted in Jackson's actions being widely condemned in both the North and the South
C) was prompted by the passage of a tariff which had virtually no support in the North
D) was settled with the passage of a compromise tariff and the Force Act which authorized military force if necessary against a state
E) followed an economic boom time for South Carolina and the South in general

Answer & Explanation

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