By Calhoun, it was a protest against the tariff of abominations. S.C. threatened to secede if the tariff wasn't repealed, and they said a state had the right to reject federal law.
a veto by jackson that prevented the maysville road from being funded by federal money since it only benefited kentucky. many believed the veto was personal because jackson had authorized federal spending on similar projects in the past. this was a blow to clay's american system and it irritated the west.
a debate over the sale of public land in the west. The debate was between Daniel Webster of Massachusetts and Robert Hayne of South Carolina in what became a classical argument over sectional issues. Hayne argued for states’ rights while Webster claimed states’ rights would leave to Civil War. States' rights (South) vs. nationalism (North).
leaders of South Carolina advanced the idea that a state did not have to follow a federal law and could, in effect, “nullify” the law
Bank War, in U.S. history, the struggle between President Andrew Jackson and Nicholas Biddle, president of the Bank of the United States, over the continued existence of the only national banking institution in the nation during the second quarter of the 19th century. Jackson believed it concentrated too much economic power in the hands of a small monied elite beyond the public’s control. For support, Biddle turned to the National Republicans—especially Henry Clay and Daniel Webster—turning the issue into a political battle.
Nicholas Biddle and Clay attempt to re-charter the National Bank
Jackson vetoes bank: Unconstitutional, it is foreign monopoly, elitist and undemocratic, hampers western growth
The Tariff of 1832 was a protectionist tariff in the United States. It was passed as a reduced tariff to remedy the conflict created by the tariff of 1828, but it was still deemed unsatisfactory by southerners and other groups hurt by high tariff rates. Southern opposition to this tariff and its predecessor, the Tariff of Abominations, caused the Nullification Crisis involving South Carolina. The tariff was later lowered down to 35 percent, a reduction of 10 percent, to pacify these objections. This was still not satisfactory, and the Tariff of 1833 resulted.
authorized use of whatever force necessary to enforce Federal tariffs
the 1836 rebellion in which Texas gained its independence from Mexico