The Background

William S. Belko

in The Triumph of the Antebellum Free Trade Movement

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780813041742
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780813043937 | DOI:
The Background

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Discusses the rise of the protective tariff between 1815 and 1830, the political and constitutional acrimony produced by the tariffs of 1824 and 1828, and the call by free traders for a national convention to address the volatile issue.

Keywords: Tariff of 1816; Baldwin Bill; Tariff of 1824; Tariff of 1828; Nullification; American System

Chapter.  3266 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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