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Madison-Jackson's Presidencies

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Tariff of Abominations
1828 - Also called Tariff of 1828, it raised the tariff on imported manufactured goods. The tariff protected the North but harmed the South; South said that the tariff was economically discriminatory and unconstitutional because it violated state's rights.
Doctrine of Nullification
a right of a state to reject a federal law that it considers unconstitutional
Webster-Hayne debate
Hayne first responded to Daniel Webster's argument of states' rights versus national power, with the idea of nullification. States rights over national power