Social Studies 1261
Jackson and the Nullification Crisis: Test Your Knowledge Results NAME: Haley
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What you have learned
States in the South felt that tariff laws requiring import taxes on foreign products were unfair because they helped the northern industrialists and hurt the southern agricultural economies. When South Carolina threatened to nullify the tariff treaties and secede from the Union, President Jackson took a strong stand.
Although he believed in states' rights, Jackson’s response to the Nullification Crisis proved that the federal government had the authority to put national interests over those of the individual states. Now apply what you have learned about Jackson and the Nullification Crisis to a fictional United Nations scenario. United Nations Scenario: The Secretary General of the United Nations forces member nations to cut back on carbon dioxide emissions even if profitable national industries will lose money. Related key points:
Ordinance of Nullification
Tariff of abominations
Jackson's national focus
Tariffs of 1824 and 1828
1. Yakin Abacu, the newly appointed secretary general of the United Nations (UN), is Algerian and strongly supports African nations’ independence in negotiating with more powerful industrialized countries. Related key point: States' rights
Because they believe in the rights of the Africans
2. Like many African nations, Algeria has had some recent economic success with new industries. These new industries are now being asked to lower their carbon dioxide emissions to help reduce global warming. Reduction efforts are expensive and...