US Tariff Act is passed

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Historical Context Note

In the United States, a Tariff Act is passed that is less rigid than that of May 1828. However, on 24th November it is rejected by South Carolina, who see it as favouring the north over the south, and they pass an Ordinance of Nulification.
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Editors. "US Tariff Act is passed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17974, accessed 31 July 2014.]