What Is The Difference Between The South Carolina Exposition And Protest By John C. Calhoun?

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“John C. Calhoun: Selected Writings and Speeches” Pages 267-342
John C. Calhoun was a prominent politician from South Carolina in the 1800s, often projecting his opinions and views very bluntly. Calhoun was well educated as a graduate from Yale University which led to his participation as a representative in the house for three terms, a secretary of war for eight years and a Vice President for eight years. He had such an impact as a politician that he and a partner solely persuaded their fellow representatives to declare war. Calhoun was in favor of democratic views like states' rights and was not opposed to slavery. Calhoun is mostly known for his idea of a "concurrent majority", in which he thinks that the minorities ought to have the power to overturn decisions
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The Tariff of 1828 was put in place to benefit the north and west involved with agriculture as it taxed imported goods, however it poorly impacted the southern states which gained most of its profit via these goods as it increased all the expenses due to this tariff. John C. Calhoun, quickly stepping up to represent his part of the country in opposing this tariff, anonymously wrote "The South Carolina Exposition and Protest" and sent it to the House of Representatives. In this essay Calhoun discussed how unconstitutional the "Tariff of Abominations", as he referred to it, was due to its favoring the north's interests in manufacturing industry over those in the south for trade. This tariff was implemented by President Jackson, of which Calhoun was Vice President and thus had to remain anonymous, and was said to not complete its purpose in preventing competition with foreign goods but merely to raise revenue for one half of the country, giving the southern half an overwhelming disadvantage financially. His primary focus
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