Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a lawyer, politician and skilled orator who represented Kentucky separately in both the Senate and in the House of Representatives. He served three different terms as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and was also Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829.
This is a worksheet used with US History Holt Textbook that explains and outlines the nullification crisis. I have also posted a Powerpoint that briefly describes what happened with a simple flowchart of events. Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania
The US started a new protective tariff that was supposed to make US goods cheaper, but instead raised the prices of cotton that was exported from SC to Britain. SC started nullifying the tariff. Since SC was doing that it forced Jackson to pass the force bill, which made SC pay the tariffs and that infuriated the south.
This short biography on Andrew Jackson focuses on his childhood and law studies, candidacy in the 1824 and 1828 presidential elections, and service as the seventh President of the United States. Special attention is given to Jackson's role in vetoing the charter of the Second Bank of the United States, the Nullification Crisis of 1832, and removal of the Cherokee Indians from their lands in northern Georgia.