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December 19, 1828 Vice President John C. Calhoun's
South Carolina Exposition and Protest is presented to a state house committee formulating a response to the Tariff of 1828
John C. Calhoun
July 14, 1832 Tariff bill reduces the most of the abominations of the Tariff of 1828, but the protective features remained intact. It is set to go into effect on March 4, 1833
October 22, 1832 Governor Hamilton convenes a special session of the legislature, which votes to hold a convention following the upcoming Presidential election on the issue of nullification.
November 24, 1832 The South Carolina legislature votes to no longer collect the Tariff of Abominations and the Tariff of 1832.
February 1, 1833 South Carolina's Ordinance of Nullification goes into effect.
February 4, 1833 Louisiana legislature comdemns South Carolina in the Nullification Crisis
March 2, 1833 Congress passes the Tariff Act of 1833, sometimes called the Compromise Tariff, proposed by Henry Clay and calling for the gradual reduction of tariffs to the 1816 levels, ending the Nullification Crisis
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Nullification Crisis was added in 2005