Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun, and the Tariff of Abominations 1828
Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun, and the Tariff of Abominations • Students will analyze the document/close-reading passages to understand the circumstances surrounding and the outcome of the Tariff of 1828. Students will complete the reading passage scaffolding questions based on the documents/readings, and their knowledge of Social Studies.
A timeline shows important events of the era. In 1824, John Quincy Adams is elected president in a “corrupt bargain”; a portrait of Adams is shown. In 1828, the “Tariff of Abominations” protects northern manufacturers, and Andrew Jackson wins the popular and electoral votes; a portrait of Jackson is shown. In 1830, Congress passes the Indian Removal Act; a portrait of Sauk chief Black Hawk is shown. In 1832, the Nullification Crisis risks violent secession, and President Jackson vetoes the…
Jacksonian Democracy - Jackson and the Tariff Crisis: This activity will help students lay out a timeline of the Tariff Crisis, beginning in 1828 and ending in 1833 using Storyboard That's new Timeline layout! Here is a close up of the "Tariff of Abominations".
There were many taxes that were placed on the civilians and on imported goods. For example, "The Tariff of Abominations" a protective tariff passed by Congress that would protect industry in the north. It definitely didn't help the south because it made their goods more expensive.