Nulification Crisis how the NULLIFICATION crisis

In November 1832 the Nullification Convention met. The convention declared that the tariffs of 1828 and 1832 were unconstitutional and unenforceable within the state of South Carolina after February 1, 1833. They said that attempts to use force to collect the taxes would lead to the state's secession.

South Carolina stated it could ignore federal laws it did not agree with and threatened to secede (break away) from the nation.

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