Nullification Crisis Storyboard
Updated: 2/13/2020
Nullification Crisis Storyboard

Storyboard Text

  • the presidency of andrew jackson, it was labeled the teriff of abominations by its southern detractors because of the effects it had on the southern economy
  • president andrew jackson issued a proclamation to the people of south carolina that disputed a states' right to nullify a federal law
  • first federal law to officially deny the individual states the right to disregard or override federal laws or to secede from the Union
  • known as the Compromise Tariff of 1833, ch. 55, 4 Stat. 629), enacted on March 2, 1833, was proposed by Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun as a resolution to the Nullification Crisis
  • It was asserted that attempts to use force to collect the taxes would lead to the state's secession
  • YAY we all agread