Jackson opposed the tariff. He had southern support. He made The Force Bill during the Nullification Crisis, which expanded presidential power and designed to compel the state of S. Carolina's compliance with a series of federal tariffs.
Andrew Jackson 7th president 1829-1837
He supported the Tariff of Abominations at first, but was criticized by the south.
John Calhoun vice president
He had a solution to the Tariff of Abominations. He came up with the Compromise tariff of 1833.
Henry Clay secretary of state
The 1828 tariff of Abominations was the third protective tariff implemented by the government. It taxed all foreign goods to help the sale of US products.
Tariff of Abominations
South Carolina looked to Calhoun for leadership because he was from here. He argued for a less drastic solution.
South Carolina's perspective...
This is "An Act to further provide for the collection of duties on imports". It was passed by congress on March 2, 1833