The Tariff Debate

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  • Introduction
  • Pssst. A tariff is a fee paid by merchants who imported goods.
  • Government
  • So, we were thinking of a tariff.
  • Southerners
  • Conflict: Southerners
  • And from their hatred rose the nickname: "The Tariff of Abominations."
  • No matter where you look, there are no factories here...
  • This is outrageous! How come this only benefits the North? We have to pay more now for EVERYTHING!
  • We have the right to nullify this!
  • The tariff will HELP us! Why are you- Calhoun! John!
  • Meanwhile...
  • I supported the Tariff, but if I want have a political future in South Carolina, I need to rethink my position.
  • President
  • In 1828, Americans disagreed about the tariff—a fee paid by merchants who imported goods.
  • Nullification
  • Spokesperson
  • Cheers! We nullified the tariff!!!!
  • Northeast
  • Southerners opposed protective tariffs because their region had little industry (few factories) and relied heavily on imported goods. They felt the tariffs showed the federal government’s bias against the South.
  • Compromise
  • John C Calhoun and Andrew Jackson will split- they will argue about the tariff, and Calhoun will resign from his position as vice-president as a result.
  • End Result
  • Even though Congress had passed a lower tariff to appease the Southerners, South Carolina passed a nullification act. This greatly angers Andrew Jackson. And he passes a Force Act- forces them to pay taxes.
  • Andrew Jackson (president)
  • South Carolina
  • ...
  • P-please calm-
  • ...
  • ROAR
  • ...
  • In retaliation, they try to nullify the Force Act, but this proved ineffective. In the end, a compromise tariff was worked out. But Jackson is not for the state's rights.
  • "The Compromise"
  • The fight over tariffs divided the nation and raised the question of states’ rights versus the rights of the federal government.
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