The Victory

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 Victory

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Discusses the impact of the argument outlined in the Memorial to Congress and how the various documents resulting from the Philadelphia Convention influenced Congress to abolish the protective system and adopt instead a policy of free trade prior to the Civil War.

Keywords: Memorial to Congress; Exposition; Protective tariff; Free trade; Nullification; Philadelphia Convention; American system

Chapter.  7280 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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