US Congress amends tariff of Jury 1832 (41 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In an attempt to appease South Carolina, the American Congress passes the Clay Tariff, an amended version of that passed the previous July. It also passes the Force Act, authorising the President to use armed force to collect revenues if necessary.

Citation:
Editors. "US Congress amends tariff of Jury 1832". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17985, accessed 26 April 2017.]

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