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January 6, 1832 New England Anti-Slavery Society founded
January 11, 1832 During a regular session of the Virginia legislature, a two week debate began on the abolition of slavery. Pro-abolition forces suffered because they could not agree on a plan for gradual abolition
March 9, 1832 Abraham Lincoln announces his candidacy for the Illinois House Illinois
  Abraham Lincoln
April 5, 1832 Claiming to want to raise corn 2,000 Blackhawk Indians, including women and children, cross the Mississippi into Illinois. Illinois
April 8, 1832 James Buchanan leaves New York to become U. S. Foreign Minister to Russia
  James Buchanan
May 14, 1832 Some militia under Col. Zachary Taylor attack Blackhawk Indians coming to discuss a truce. The Blackhawk kill 12 settlers.
  Zachary Taylor
May 21, 1832 Democratic-Republicans hold a convention in Baltimore, nominating Andrew Jackson for President and Martin Van Buren for Vice-President. Maryland
  Election of 1832
  Andrew Jackson
  Martin Van Buren
  Democratic Party
June 25, 1832 Battle of Kellogg's Grove (Blackhawk War) Illinois
July 10, 1832 Lincoln's militia unit is mustered out, ending his involvement in the Blackhawk War Illinois
  Abraham Lincoln
July 10, 1832 Andrew Jackson vetoes the Second National Bank Renewal Act with a list of economic and constitutional objections
  Andrew Jackson
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
  Nullification Crisis
August 1, 1832 Alexander Stephens graduates from Franklin College, Athens, Georgia (now part of UGA) Georgia
  Alexander Stephens
August 6, 1832 Abraham Lincoln is defeated in a run for the Illinois House Illinois
  Abraham Lincoln
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. South Carolina
  Nullification Crisis
November 6, 1832 Democratics Andrew Jackson and Martin van Buren defeat National Republicans Henry Clay and John Sergeant in Jackson's last presidential race. Two other men, John Floyd Sr. and William Wirt, also garner a few electoral votes
  Election of 1832
  Democratic Party
November 19, 1832
November 24, 1832
Meeting in Columbia, John C. Calhoun and the Nullification convention formulates plans to usurp federal authority. They adopt an Ordinance of Nullification declaring the Tariffs of 1828 and 1832 "...null, void and no law." South Carolina
  John C. Calhoun
  Robert Barnwell Rhett
November 22, 1832 General Winfield Scott assumes command of Fort Moultrie with orders to prevent federal property from falling into the hand of the nullifiers South Carolina
November 24, 1832 The South Carolina legislature votes to no longer collect the Tariff of Abominations and the Tariff of 1832. South Carolina
  Nullification Crisis
December 10, 1832 Andrew Jackson issues a proclaimation calling the South Carolina nullification convention "impractical absurdity" South Carolina
December 18, 1832 James Buchanan negotiates a commerce treaty with Russia
  James Buchanan

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