Published March 1, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
Calhoun and the South Carolina Nullification Movement [Bancroft, Frederic] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Calhoun and the Cited by: 5. The Ordinance of Nullification issued by South Carolina in foreshadowed the state's announcement of secession nearly 30 years later. Calhoun had supported the Tariff of , but he realized that if he were to have a political future in South Carolina, he would need to rethink his position. Calhoun and the South Carolina Nullification Movement. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, Belz, ed., Herman. The Webster Hayne Debate on the Nature of the Union. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Bergeron, Paul H. “Tennessee’s Response to the Nullification Crisis.” Journal of Southern Hist no. 1 (Feb. ): The nullification crisis was a conflict between the U.S. state of South Carolina and the federal government of the United States in – It was driven by South Carolina politician John C. Calhoun, who opposed the federal imposition of the tariffs of and and argued that the U.S. Constitution gave states the right to block the enforcement of a federal law.
The state passed the South Carolina Act of Nullification in November , which said in effect that South Carolina could ignore federal law, or nullify it if the state found the law to be damaging to its interests or deemed it unconstitutional. This effectively meant the state could override any federal law. a movement West in search of jobs and land, caused debate of expansion of slavery. Nullification Crisis () a dispute led by John C. Calhoun that said that states could ignore federal laws, caused by protective tariff that raised prices in the South Document adopted by South Carolina during a special convention called after the. John C. Calhoun (), was a prominent U.S. statesman and spokesman for the slave-plantation system of the antebellum South. As a young congressman from South Carolina, he helped steer the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Calhoun and the South Carolina Nullification Movement by Frederic Bancroft (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!
South Carolina responded by repealing its nullification of the tariff, but in a final act of defiance, it nullified the Force Bill. For Calhoun the tariff controversy had two important results. The first was his emergence as the leading political and intellectual defender of the South. CALHOUN, John Caldwell, (cousin of John Ewing Colhoun and Joseph Calhoun), a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina and a Vice President of the United States; born near Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C., Ma ; attended the common schools and private academies; graduated from Yale College in ; studied law, admitted to the bar . According to Calhoun, why would nullification help Southern states? The national tariff program made a tax on imported goods (products that came from other countries). Since the South imported lots of goods they would have an additional tax to receive those goods. With the possible exception of David M. Potter's classic "The Impending Crisis," William Freehling's "Prelude to Civil War: The Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, " is perhaps the best book written on antebellum America in the past 50 s: