Chapter

The Call

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813041742.003.0002
The Call

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Discusses the movement to elect delegates to a national convention of free trade advocates to be held in Philadelphia during the fall of 1831, the various positions and strains of free trade, anti-tariff thought across the country, and the number and composition of the delegates and the states they represented.

Keywords: Protective tariff; Free trade; Nullification; Philadelphia Convention; American System

Chapter.  7643 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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