Oct 05, 2022 · The nullification crisis was a conflict between the U.S. state of South Carolina and the federal government of the United States in 1832–33. It was driven by South Carolina politician John C. Calhoun, who opposed the federal imposition of the tariffs of 1828 and 1832 and argued that the U.S. Constitution gave states the right to block the enforcement of a federal law.
The Nullification Crisis was one in a series of issues that destroyed Jackson and Calhoun’s relationship. In 1832 Congress replaced the Tariff of Abominations with a lower tariff; however, that was not enough to satisfy the South Carolinians who had made faint threats of nullification since 1828.
The nullification crisis was a United States sectional political crisis in 1832–33, during the presidency of Andrew Jackson, which involved a confrontation between the state of South Carolina and the federal government.
While the nullification crisis arose over a tariff law, it was recognized that the issues at stake had application to the slavery question as well. Nullification attempts and the Fugitive Slave Laws. Northern states in the mid-19th century attempted to block enforcement of the pro-slavery federal Fugitive Slave Acts of 1793 and 1850.
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Nov 15, 2022 · Nullification Crisis Summary. The Nullification Crisis of 1832 was a political dispute between the Federal Government and the government of South Carolina over tariffs that were designed to protect manufacturers in the Northern states who were competing with British manufacturers.
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